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Wild Ginger: early growth and flowering

In March and early April, if you know where to look, you can push back leaf litter and find wild ginger (Asarum canadense) leaf buds beginning to form from their rhizomes. 193 more words


Early spring at Matthiessen (4/13/16)

The hepatica (Hepatica acutiloba) was in full glorious bloom, and scattered bloodroots (Sanguinaria canadensis) were beginning to flower.

However, most of the wildflowers at Matthiessen were not yet ready for center stage this weekend. 236 more words



In spite of the weather whiplash we’ve experienced since late February, spring wildflowers are slowly, cautiously beginning to emerge and bloom.  One of the first spring blossoms I saw this season was Bloodroot ( 906 more words

Native Plants

Spring here. Snow elsewhere.

It’s April, and it’s snowing. Snowing not just in Colorado and New England, but in Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee.

I wanted to post a reminder that Spring has arrived in some locations, including Gainesville — and surely will be reaching other parts of the country soon. 105 more words


Don't Forget to Enjoy the Experience

At the time I decided to bicycle the Blue Ridge Parkway I had several goals I wanted to achieve.  First, was to get myself into better physical condition to handle the mountainous terrain.  447 more words

Steve Miller Publishes "The Salt River"


“The Salt River, a Photo Journey and Visual Guide” , by Steve Miller, joins “The Grand, the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, a Photo Journey and Visual Guide, together showcasing Arizona’s two most sought-after river trips. 160 more words

River-running (USA&Mexico)