Monthly Archives: August 2016

“Morning Fog Will Burn by Noon”

By Boak Wiesner Lingering fog has yet to burn off completely as I start around Green Heron pond, lending the scene a rather Impressionistic feel, edges not quite defined, soft. With so much rain these last weeks, there’s little evidence … Continue reading

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Color and Texture

By Greg Lecker Like the display gardens, the natural world has built up much texture – as well as color – by this point in the growing season   This morning’s cool dry air has a definite autumnal feel.  Dew is … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Flowers and Grasses, Oh My!

By Mary Beth Pottratz A warm 85⁰ and blue sky with distant clouds invites me into the Arboretum. Humidity is still high with the past week’s heavy rains, and the woodland provides a shady retreat. An ant crawls across a … Continue reading

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A Golden Morning

By Boak Wiesner A bright sunny morning finds me in the little pocket of prairie across the marsh from the Red Barn. I can tell it’s still the height of summer as very few of the Canada Goldenrod have yet … Continue reading

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Lots of Yellow – and Not Just Sun!

By Greg Lecker The humidity broke with the rain last week; and on this weekend, the green landscape greets my entry into the Grace Dayton woodland.  Black-eyed Susan and purple coneflower line the pathway.  As I enter the darkness of … Continue reading

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