Outdoor San Diego Entries for February, 2010

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Low Tides, Full Moon This Weekend

Very Low Tides this weekend, associated with the full moon, will open up opportunities for tidepool gazing. The four lowest ...

Manzanitas & Hummingbirds

Manzanita Shrubs are starting to bloom this month in the foothill areas of the Cleveland National Forest. The various manzanitas, ...

Ocean Temps on the Rise

Ocean Water Temperatures, of late in the high 50s Fahrenheit, are finally on the upswing this month as the daylight ...

Ice Plant & Wild Lilac

Ice Plant is responsible for many of the carpet-like splashes of yellow, pink, red, and purple we're beginning to see ...

Measure Trees with the Sun

Tree Heights can be easily measured this week if the sun shines at midday. On or near February 18, at ...

Evidence of Frost

The Frost-Nipped Legacies of the past winter's cold spells might not be hard to spot in February, especially in the ...

Venus As Evening Star

The Planet Venus makes its debut this month as an "evening star," visible in the west after sundown. At first ...

Pears and Lupine

Ornamental Pear Trees are bursting into bloom all over town. The thousands of white blossoms appear in sheets and clusters, ...

Sun and Sand in February

The Sun Strides North in February, swinging higher across the sky each successive day. Already quite noticeable is the change ...