Monthly Archives: November 2017

Squirrels in the Garden

By Holly Einess The Grace B. Dayton Wildflower Garden is a lovely spring/summer destination. What might it have to offer on a cold, windy, cloudy mid-November day? Squirrels, that’s what. Easily a dozen gray squirrels are rummaging through the fallen … Continue reading

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Natural Color

By Mary Beth Pottratz The terrace outside the Arboretum buildings is adorned with planters of fresh green pine, cedar and spruce boughs trimmed with red-osier and sulfur yellow dogwood twigs and tan balls of hydrangea flowers. The morning’s clouds begin … Continue reading

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Wallpaper for the Ground

By Sydney Chandler Fog is a fascinating feature of the water cycle but is not universally loved. Fog can feel like a safe hug or a suffocating and threatening presence. For visitors who grudgingly endure the fog by walking with … Continue reading

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