From my cousin’s inspiration, I have been more mindful on small walks around our forested home and gardens. My regular readers have been enjoying the small discoveries of wild flowers, etc. But, sometimes, we step outside our usual route and can discover just as many wild things in unexpected places. We recently traveled to a family event. Upon returning via plane and Metro to collect our car, parked in front of a friend’s home in Alexandria, VA, I came upon the following wild flowers: Queen Anne’s Lace, chicory, horse nettle, clover, and fleabane, all growing among a bed of yellow day lillies.
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