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Silver Birch

The deep roots of Silver Birch make it a useful soil improver for other plants. They bring otherwise inaccessible nutrients into the tree and when it sheds it’s leaves these nutrients are recycled on to the soil surface.


The Grove - Call me Birch

Call Me Birch

My name is Betula Pendula,
You may call me Birch for ease,
My name starts with the letter B,
I’m a pioneer amongst the trees. 84 more words



The fair silver birch

An ocher scar stains the bark

From root to tall crown


17 July 2016

All the blackberries have now been razed and all that remains are huge piles of ugly stalks dotted over the northern boundary.  The huge atlas cedar looks half stripped as perhaps one or two more large branches have fallen in some strong winds and are balancing precariously high on other limbs, unable to find a way to the ground.   207 more words

Carolyn and Maxime

I am so happy I got to spend the afternoon with this beautiful couple and their lovely family.  Carolyn and Maxime had a very intimate ceremony with an urban feel, which is quite unique for Thunder Bay!  39 more words


Whispering Trees

Forefront of an angry sky
I watch as branches sway,
Their leaves a-shimmer in the breeze
Trying to hold bad weather at bay.
Silver jewels tremble in the sun, 24 more words