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Hiking: Maxwell Falls

Now that I am living in hiking territory yet again, I figured I could share information on each hike I go on. Perhaps one day you will visit Colorado and want to know some details on specific spots. 482 more words

Everyday Life

Leaf - Gymnosperm

Leaves, one of the most notable similarities between plants, serve the purpose of photosynthesis. But for each different grouping of plants, there is always different types of leaves. 63 more words


Garden Tour Gems

I had the opportunity to attend the Woodinville Garden Club annual garden tour this past weekend. This is always a highlight of the garden tour season for me and over the years I have made many new friends and discovered several outstanding gardens that we have been able to share with you through the pages of… 553 more words


An Actual Norwegian

A lot of people love Norway spruces (Picea abies). It has whole websites devoted to extolling its virtues as a landscape tree, as a source of lumber, and as a windbreak and a good species to plant on… 593 more words

As Kind

Literati Larch

I repotted and styled a literati Larch a few months back (see here). The larch has since responded vigorously and put out a lot of leaves. 128 more words


Family & Friends Gather To Remember Teen Killed In Crash Near Conifer

DENVER (CBS4) – Loved ones gathered on Thursday to remember a teenager killed in a crash near Conifer.

John Yoder, 19, from Denver was one of four teens in a… 66 more words


Pinching New Growth

Trees tend to want to grow taller and taller, wider and wider. In order to keep the growth in check and to ensure the foliage is close to the trunk and compact, one must continually pinch back new growth. 229 more words