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Into the Woods

2 May 2016 – I’m off into the woods with my friend Mary — and when you have 100 acres, as she & Mike do north of Gananoque, you have lots to explore, right there on your own property. 509 more words


Dutchman's Breeches Flowering

How incongruous that a spring ephemeral as beautiful as Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria) is extremely debilitating to any cow that eats it.  The most common bovine symptom of poisoning by Dutchman’s Breeches is a staggering gait (it’s referred to as “staggerweed” by some farmers) and a decrease in milk production.  99 more words

Red Trillium

In memory of a friend, former colleague at Morrisville State College and pillar of the Morrisville Community Church, “Big Lou”.

Our native Red Trillium, this morning: 7 more words

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White Trilliums

White Trillium, Trillium grandiflorum, is a prominent wildflower on rich woodland sites. As the species name implies, the large, showy blossoms are indeed grand.

Photos by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved.

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A Walk in the Park: Oxbow Falls

It’s early Spring and everything is alive and fresh in the morning sun. Let’s take a hike. The destination is a small, local park and the goals are bubbling brooks, tumbling waters, a small wildflower called Hepatica (that I often miss because it blooms so early)….  46 more words

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The art of spring Wildflowers

A first wave of color appears among an ocean of awakening Trees, sprouting grasses and lichen covered rocks. The art of spring is written in the detailed beauty of each unique Wildflower pushing up from the forest floor.   273 more words

Hot Springs National Park