Tag: trees

Reporter’s Notebook: Crape Myrtle wins summer popularity contest in Oklahoma

In the country of the former Soviet Union, Kazakhstan, my babushka (grandma) grew bushes of lilacs in her garden. When my mother and I went to visit her, we got stems of the lilacs for home décor. So, since my childhood, I love the scent of lilacs, and I occasionally paint the flowers on canvas. […]

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