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ancestral homelands returned

One of the biggest land handovers in Queensland Australia’s history took place yesterday when more than 630,000 hectares was given back to the Olkola people of Cape York. 71 more words


Sycamore Season

American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) is a beautiful tree in any season, but winter is its season to shine in our piedmont landscapes. You’ll find this native giant in moist environments — floodplains and rich bottomlands. 917 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Happy Whooo-lloween!

This cutie-pie and I want to wish everyone a Happy All Hallow’s Eve today.

Wonder Spouse and I were at the North Carolina Zoo last Friday. 195 more words

Piedmont Gardening

A Farewell to Flowers

It was inevitable, of course, the prediction of our first freezing temperatures. They’ll actually arrive a bit behind the average date this year. By next Sunday morning, the weather forecasters are calling for temperatures around 30 degrees Fahrenheit. 912 more words

Piedmont Gardening

In the blink of an eye...

One minute, summer sun kisses green leaves, flowers abound, birds sing. Then you blink, and color happens.

For some plants, color comes in patches at first. 1,114 more words

Piedmont Gardening