“….name from the whitish scar found on each brown seed. It is said to give the seed the appearance of a deer’s eye.” Link on Yellow Buckeye below
Everything about them is toxic. If you want to plant one, click here Also called a horse chestnut. It’s Ohio’s State Tree.
I took these photos in Ohio earlier in the month. I didn’t know there were different types of buckeye trees. There are several types Ohio, Yellow and California are a few.
Here’s the Yellow Buckeye on a street parallel to Laura‘s.
If you want to make a peanut butter/chocolate candy called BUCKEYES the recipe is here
Had a wonderful time in the desert terrain, the mountains, the cacti, the National Forest, the wedding and surrounding festivities. It was all beautiful. And of course I enjoyed knitting around the fire pit with good friends, too.
But these autumnal colors called to me before sunset. I’d just gotten off the plane. Here as I looked around the landscape I saw the familiar. I pulled off at the rest stop along the interstate as it was such a contrast from where I’d been just this morning. Tried to capture it.
Just north of Columbus Ohio at the Easton Mall.
Our family enjoys building with Lego. I don’t like to step on it with bare feet, though! I’m am always happy to see things made out of Lego.
Laura, Roy, Oscar the Labradoodle and I walked to pick up Charlie after school.
Look what we saw on the way home.
Tonight I had to ask the kids how old they were in this photo. We were trying for a Christmas card photo, as I remember.
Audrey of Minnesota Prairie Roots wrote a blog post featuring a favorite apple orchard and right now my sister is in Okanogsn Washington visiting our brother and she’s watching the workers bring the bins and pick the apples in the neighboring orchard.
Audrey’s query- do you have a favorite apple orchard? reminded me of one of my favorite photographs which I happened to take in an Ohio Apple Orchard
My DIL is walking between the trees with Anna and Michael. Jack was at home napping. She’s expecting Maura in November. (2008)
I hadn’t started blogging then but since then I’ve posted a lot of apples here’s a link to the tag apple of old blog posts. And even a second page of posts tagged apple you c add non see Cider making and my SIL making an apple pie. There are photos of the orchards in Washington state. And there’s a tag of apples as well with lots of apple cooking
Found their way into a slipper.
And it made delicious pesto