Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wireless Signal Tree

by Neil Carleton When can an internet tower look like a tree? If you have a big white spruce in your rural front yard, it...

Royal Oak

  Do you have a favourite tree? Readers are invited to submit their nominations for an honor roll of trees in our area that could...

Great Fire Survivors

by Neil Carleton If big trees could talk, there would be some remarkable tales to hear.  With the arrival of European settlers in our area,...

Lined with silver

by Neil Carleton Although Country Street in Almonte may not be paved with gold, it's certainly lined with silver. Silver maples arch over much of...

Woodland Elegance

by Neil Carleton Refined in appearance, and graceful with its sweeping branches, was my first impression.  In the April sunlight it was certainly an elegant...

A well grounded pine tree

by Neil Carleton Even though a lightning flash is only about an inch, or 2.5 centimeters, in diameter, and lasts only a fraction of a...

Main Street tree of gargoyles

As a landmark of many years along Main Street, the Manitoba maple that grew at the west corner of Union Street was a tree...

Ironwood Giants

 by Neil Carleton Hop-hornbeam, or commonly known as ironwood because of its hard, dense wood, is a slow growing tree that’s native to eastern Canada....

Clayton Honey Tree

by Neil Carleton It was the sound that first attracted Jenny Doyle to a tree near the village of Clayton during a seasonal walk.  Something...

Gemmill Homestead white oak

by Neil Carleton Gemmill Park is a treasure in the heart of Almonte. It’s a popular place with an arena, curling rink, soccer field, swings,...
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