Archive for the ‘flora’ Category

¡Los Flores!

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 Posted in flora | 29 Comments »

Written by Jamie As some of you know, we lived in beautiful Patagonia from 2007 until 2010. Many lasting memories, some amazing friendships and some huge life lessons were had and they will never be forgotten. It's a place that will be ...

Happy Earth Day 2011 Patagonia Style

Friday, April 22nd, 2011 Posted in day to day, fauna, flora | No Comments »

Written by Shanie I put together a little video to celebrate earth day using my pictures from our life in Patagonia. Thank you Mother Earth for creating such a spectacular area as the Lakes District of Patagonia. With adoration and gratitude, we ...

Our Bariloche Garden in Full Bloom

Friday, December 10th, 2010 Posted in day to day, flora | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie Springtime was most definitely one of our favorite times of year while living in Bariloche. I have never witnessed such an immense amount of flowers blooming at the same time as is the case in the Lakes District. ...

The Sound of Patagonian Trees Talking

Friday, July 9th, 2010 Posted in cosas lindas, flora | No Comments »

Written by Shanie A special quality that I love about the forests around Bariloche, is that the trees are huge. And they talk when the right amount of wind gets them moving. Here is a clip of some Lengas blowing in the ...

Lupin Beauty in Fall

Monday, May 17th, 2010 Posted in flora, lifestyle | 10 Comments »

Written by Shanie Normally one of those flowers that bloom in spring, this year our lupin have been continually flowering throughout the summer. Now as we enter into the cooler months of fall, their beautiful clusters of flowers are still giving ...

Fall in Patagonia

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 Posted in day to day, flora | No Comments »

Beautiful Autumn Color on Cerro Lopez, taken from Llao Llao

Bariloche Garden Colors in Fall

Monday, May 10th, 2010 Posted in flora, lifestyle | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie This summer has been unusual...we have been graced with an abundance of flower life extending beyond its normal blooming period. As a flora lover, this has been a cherished aspect to our fourth summer living in Bariloche. But it ...

5 Patagonian Medicinal Plants

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 Posted in culture, flora | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As is the case throughout the world, the native people of the Patagonia area have been in touch with there natural surroundings for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. With their connection to the beauty of Mother Nature, ...

Patagonian Quinchamali

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 Posted in flora | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie Tiny clusters of yellow-orange flowers create the quinchamali.  Native to both the Argentine and Chilean Patagonian areas, this five-petaled perennial reminds me of a miniature  bouquet of flowers made for an elf. It is a creeping plant that rises ...

Patagonia Flower Favorites

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 Posted in flora | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie Flowers are such a treat. They have such an uncanny way of brightening the day. If we stop to really look at them, their preciousness can bring joy to the heart and a smile to the face. So, in ...