Anne Odell Butterfly Garden – Fahnestock State Park -
In a recent venture to The Hubbard Lodge in Fahnestock State Park, I explored a butterfly garden flourishing with beautiful native flowering plants. 702 more words
Labor Day. And how exactly did that happen?
Now that Joe’s brand-new backpack is packed, school clothes are laid out, new tennis shoes are ready to be broken in, and even Teacher Man’s lunch is packed for tomorrow, I can plop myself on the couch, turn on a little Real Housewives of Orange County (Reunion, Part 2!) and give you my random stream of consciousness. 507 more words
Vernonia noveboracensis; Asteraceae (aster family)
This coarse-textured plant is a joy to find in the wild. Growing up to six feet, it likes full sun and wet soils, so you’ll find it not far from the river banks, facing the water from the treeline. 135 more words