Tag Archives: Macros

Magnolia “Little Gem”

This tree started off on the property as a three gallon bucket, has just been transplanted and finally is rooting out. The weather has been dry, we have watered but that isn’t the same as good soaking rains. Anyway, the … Continue reading

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Rebirth of a woodland

In a woodlot nothing goes to waste. A fallen tree, last years leaves, dead fauna and other detritus from past storms all slowly rot, turn into humus and become rooting material for new growth. The decay provides nutrients for next … Continue reading

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Deer camp door

Every deer camp in Vermont no matter how remote has a door with a lock. Long gone are the days when one could leave a place open and expect to find is as one left it the year before. That’s … Continue reading

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The hunt for lunch

Poking through the water oak leaves for a choice acorn is the chore every day for lunch and dinner. The shore line of Lake Bowen is well covered with the oaks and hickory trees. Squirrels are quite abundant. Even with … Continue reading

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Spring Sign

In South Carolina, the peach blossom is a sure sign that the sun has crossed over the Equator and the days are now longer than the nights. While a chance of frost is possible, it will be fleeting and not … Continue reading

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At seasons end

As the seasons change, the days grow shorter and the nights cool of, meadow plants are the first to close up shop for the season. They become markers for the next generation of hay fever producers. They’ll be sentinels standing … Continue reading

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For the last Friday of Winter

Peach blossomsSpartanburg County, South Carolina 3/17/2011

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