Bats that roost in trees instead of caves also have different strategies for surviving winter. Several of North America’s most widespread bats live year-round in the foliage or hollows of trees. Many red, hoary and silver-haired bats (pictured) spend summers in the northern United States and Canada, then head south in August or September, often traveling in migratory waves along with small birds.
we have several of these beauties...spanish lavender is lovely, the flowers have a slight honey scent but it is the stems that smell of lavender.
North Korea threatened on Tuesday to scrap an armistice that ended the 1950-53 civil war and sever a military "hotline" with the United States if South Korea and Washington pressed on with two-month-long war games. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/05/us-korea-north-un-idUSBRE92404S20130305
Shade Tolerant & Thornless Roses. Heritage (English, David Austin) is a nearly thornless shrub rose. Roses classified as “nearly thornless” tend to have thorns on lower/older wood, with unarmed new growth perfect for cutting.