String of Pearls Succulent

String of Pearls Succulent photograph on Plum Bird Corner

This is a closeup of a String of Pearls ‘Senecio rowleyanus’. It’s a new Succulent that I bought.¬† I recently read that they can be a little temperamental¬† to grow, but also read that they are easy to grow, so having lost one several years ago, from too much sun, I decided to take on the challenge of cultivating a second plant. Continue reading

A Bright Yellow Lily


I love this bright yellow lily. I went to the gym Thursday morning, but after thirty minutes on the treadmill, I decided to stop my inside exercise and go outdoors. There was a light rain falling, but being outside felt so good. Seeing the above bright yellow lily was an added benefit to finishing my walk outside. I was glad I had my phone in my pocket and was able to take this photo.


This second beautiful lily was given to me two years ago and it has never failed to bloom. Every year when it blooms I am reminded of my friends kindness and generosity.