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Swaying back and forth
Creaking under heavy stress
The old conifer


Mason Creek at Staunton State Park, Conifer CO hiked 4/12/14

Mason Creek Trail> Border Line Trail> Staunton Ranch Trail

Starting Elevation:  8197 ft

Highest Elevation:  9450 Ft ( Almost 1600 ft total with a little up and down from Mason Creek to Border Line) 938 more words


Tree Seedlings Unsurfaced

Looking at the weather forecast for the coming 10 days, the temperature will fluctuate around 0 degrees. Since the tree seedlings I buried late autumn are all somewhat hardy, I’ve decided to dig them out from the ground for a good doze of full sun, and hopefully kick start their growing season. 235 more words


The magic of pine scent

I received a really nice comment on my last post from Oakmoss Education, which prompted me to go check out their website and blog. (You should too, especially if you live in the Buffalo, NY area. 622 more words



She had a vision for her yard:
it would become a garden where she
would go and sit beneath exotic trees

She always wanted a place where… 598 more words


Elements of Conifer

Tiny conifer cones shaken by the wind have landed on the bonnet of a car – stuck there by Spring precipitation. A reflection of the conifer tree adds to the rain-spattered scene.