Saturday (16-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Indoor hydroponic flowers of the day. So far ten different types of poppy flowers. Yellow white, and orange Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule). Double White Poppy (Papaver paeoniflorum). Red (white spots, yellow pollen), Red (black spots, green pollen), and Pink (white spots, yellow pollen) Common/Corn/Flanders/Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas). Red (white trim), White (pink trim), and Purple Shirley Poppy (Papaver rhoeas).


Iceland Poppies (Papaver nudicaule). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Double White Poppy (Papaver paeoniflorum) Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Red Poppy with white spots and yellow pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Red Poppy with black spots and green pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Pink Poppy with white spots and yellow pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Red Shirley Poppy with white trim and yellow pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


White Shirley Poppy with pink trim and yellow pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Purple Shirley Poppy with green pollen (Papaver Rhoeas). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (63.2 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (58.7 kWh) from Sense. Sun and clouds. Deficit of 20.2 kWh.

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Friday (15-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Outdoor flowers of the day. Fancy Daffodils, Tulip, Common Meadow Violet, Grape Hyacinth, Snapdragon, and Calendula. The Tulip is the first to bloom this year. The Snapdragon and Calendula are from the indoor Hydroponic Farm. The roots are too big to remove from the tray.


Outdoor flowers. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (71.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (79.1 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Surplus of 7.4 kWh.

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Wednesday (13-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Indoor hydroponic flowers of the day. Orange, Yellow and white Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule). Pink and White with Pink Trim Corn Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas). Red Turkish Tulip Poppy (Papaver glaucum).

Red Turkish Tulip Poppy. (David J Mathre)
Red Turkish Tulip Poppy (Papaver glaucum). Indoor hydroponic garden. Image taken with a Leica CL camera and Sigma 70 mm f/2.8 macro lens. (David J Mathre)


Iceland Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Pink and White with Pink Trim Corn Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (69.8 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (66.1 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Deficit of 3.7kWh.

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Tuesday (12-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Indoor hydroponic flowers of the day. Orange, Yellow and white Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule). Pink Corn Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas). Red Turkish Tulip Poppy (Papaver glaucum).

Pink Corn Poppy. (David J Mathre)
Pink Corn Poppy (Papaver rhoeas). Indoor hydroponic garden. Image taken with a Leica CL camera and Sigma 70 mm f/2.8 macro lens. (David J Mathre)


Iceland Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Turkish Tulip Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Outdoor flowers of the day. Many Daffodils still blooming. Several other flowers/wildflowers in the yard including Claytonia virginica (?), an unidentified tiny white flower, Blue-eyed Grass, Grape Hyacinth, Lilac (buds soon to flower).


Daffodils. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Outdoor Springtime Flowers and Wildflowers. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (71.9 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (67.7 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Deficit of 4.2 kWh.

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Monday (11-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Indoor hydroponic flowers of the day. Pink and white California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica). Pink Corn Poppy (Papaver rhoeas). Orange, Yellow and white Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule). Red Turkish Tulip Poppy (Papaver glaucum).


California Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Iceland Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Corn Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Turkish Tulip Poppy. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (75.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (74.7 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Deficit of 1.0 kWh.

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