Thursday, April 28, 2016

Middle Spring

All on normal schedule now... Cool & dry has been overpowered by warm & rain.  Spring marches forward!

Dogwood

Ragwort                      


Tulip

Friday, March 18, 2016

Early Spring

First blooms of spring have crept out on us quite suddenly -- yellow forsythia, purple Grecian wind flowers, the white stellata magnolia, even the fragrant plum... and, of course, the ubiquitous clumps of daffodils scattered about...


Monday, February 8, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Winter "Greens"

Despite the single digit air temperatures, the consistent "warmth" of ever-flowing water from the spring house maintains the vibrant greens of grasses, moss and watercress.





Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Early Winter Tree Climbing

A balmy December thus far...
Local Meadows of Dan tree-climbing guru Bob Wray [Blue Ridge Tree Climbing, LLC] comes over to the pond to lead a duo-climb up our favorite tulip poplar tree.