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.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Somber Colors

After a stormy spell in early October, the leaves are starting to fall as Nature prepares for rest...

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Transitioning to the Fall Season

 A distinct difference in lighting and a subtle shift of nature's color palette are a hint of the fall season coming on...

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Mid-Summer Delights

Frost-killed in 2014, the aromatic lilies have resurrected themselves this year and offer us a multi-sensory treat !!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

And now... the "Spring Finale" !!

... It doesn't get much more spectacular when the Azaleas & Rhododendron bloom simultaneously...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

On with the "Spring Show"

The ornamental cherry makes its debut...

And then an annual "favorite" -- the aromatic lilac...

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Spring Flowers -- Next Installment

After a bit of a wait... Consistent, nice weather conditions are yielding the usual succession of spring flowers.   The most colorful yet to come...

Saturday, January 24, 2015

An Icy Interlude

The trees sparkle in a crystal encasement...

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First snowdrops of the season emerge....

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Winter Morning -- "Crystal Cold"

Deep freeze last night with temperatures down to -5F.  Now in the bright morning sun, it's up to +1F. 
... Dog Stella loves it all !!

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