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Doves and Discs

Some plants need the slant of the morning sun to be appreciated, others possess an intoxicating fragrance. The Dove Tree, or Davidia involucrata, is at its best when the wind rushes through the leaves, lifting the white bracts so they twist and turn and dance. 134 more words


How to show Rubus Cockburnianus who's boss

The silver-white bloom coating the vicious, red, thorny stems brighten up the winter garden months and earn these Rubus Cockburnianus their common name of Ghost Bramble. 155 more words

Ornamental Garden

Mount Fuji Flowering Cherry--A Tree for the Moment

The double pure white blossoms of the Mount Fuji flowering cherry opened last month and I knew that was my favorite tree.  It called to me on my walks and I kept getting drawn to it.   246 more words


Episode 14: Maintenance of a Hockey field

Moss is a bitch to remove from synthetic grass; let that be made completely clear. It gains a hold due to a few factors, which can be avoided by simply planning a better field prior to building. 638 more words



Pale tawny leaves tiredly fell from tree’s branches
In the dull shaded afternoon- season changes
I watched them as they floated, tangled and blown away… 51 more words


Arboreal genius

Wintering trees rest
Deciduous invention
Simply add springtime


Welcome to Campbell River but...I don't speak English

Campbell River is an amazing and beautiful community on the north end of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  We pride ourselves on continuing to be “The Salmon Capital of the World” and take on all comers when the fish are running. 516 more words