Fall Colors in August

Surprisingly to me, there already are hints of fall colors here — prior to September! This post features pictures of these early signs of season change. The conditions here in late August are nearly perfect — crisp days with nearly no bugs. Sugar Maple — August 22 Viburnum; Guelder-rose — August 28 Amur Maple — […]

Solstice Panoramas, Spittlebugs and Cow Parsnip

Disappointed at overcast skies during the latest sunset of the year. Panorama photo during kayaking today. Still overcast, but with dramatic effect on the sky and water. Spittlebugs This is a strange thing that we noticed on several different plants during today’s dog walk — masses of bubble-foam. Online search quickly identified this as the […]