Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Elms

Elm trees have been loved by humans for many generations, primarily as a stoic large urban tree lining streets and shading landscapes.  During the 18th and 19th centuries it was one of the most popular landscape trees in Europe and … Continue reading

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The Eastern Box Turtle

The way a turtle’s body is put together seems more logical than ours.  I mean look at it: we have soft body parts protecting a hard inner skeleton.  Turtles have a hard outer skeleton protecting inner soft body parts. The … Continue reading

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Bagworms

Bagworms are a common landscape pest this time of year, especially on white pine and arborvitae.  A large enough population of them can eventually kill a tree.   There are several bagworm species, but the most common one is the … Continue reading

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Be Still

I may be writing this for myself, because I am a bona fide Type A person.  I’m always engaged in some activity, making lists to check off, mind constantly engaged in problem solving or accomplishing some goal… pretty much from … Continue reading

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