Category Archives: Local Flora and Fauna

SITY: Interesting Leaves

They were obviously buttercups, but which kind of buttercup? The most likely types were bulbous buttercup, creeping buttercup, and meadow buttercup (a.k.a. common buttercup). I guessed that mine were creeping buttercups based on the growth pattern and appearance of the … Continue reading

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SITY: The Proof Is in the Plant

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SITY: First Toad

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SITY: Monster Roots

Check out these creepy things I found last week. I found these “monster roots” in a wooded area of my property, along a path that my husband had cleared for me to walk on. Botanical lingo is not my specialty, … Continue reading

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SITY: Spring Has Sprung

It has been chilly out lately, almost enough to convince me that it’s still winter. Yesterday was April 1st, and a snowstorm would have been a good prank, if Mother Nature been in the mood for such things. I guess … Continue reading

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Reading Report: March Violets

I recently finished reading The Violets of March by Sarah Jio (Grade: B+). I chose the book because I love violets, and I picked this month to read it, because that made sense given the title. March is on the … Continue reading

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A Gorgeous Day

Today was a gorgeous day, too warm for March, but still gorgeous. The crocuses were popping hard. The bees were busy. The sun–OMG–the sun. I had almost forgotten there was a thing such as the sun, and then there it … Continue reading

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Forgotten Pictures of 2021: Nature’s Ways

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Forgotten Pictures of 2021: Bugs

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Forgotten Pictures of 2021: Before & After

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