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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Shady Characters

Double blessing

 by Neil Carleton The cool, wet weather last week sure felt like spring again. It...

The best time to plant a tree

 by Neil Carleton The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The...

Main Street tree of gargoyles

As a landmark of many years along Main Street, the Manitoba maple that grew...

Island Hoppers

 by Neil Carleton When I met some acquaintances last fall at an unexpected location, it...

Arbor Day Centenarian

Many times during my explorations I’ve wondered how old this tree or that one...

A well grounded pine tree

by Neil Carleton Even though a lightning flash is only about an inch, or 2.5...

Please try that number again

by Neil Carleton In recent years, it seems, the words trees and electricity have been...

Half trees

by Neil Carleton   To anthropomorphically paraphrase the second verse of the Beatles 1965 song ‘Yesterday’...

Clayton Honey Tree

by Neil Carleton It was the sound that first attracted Jenny Doyle to a tree...

Silver Maples of the Appleton Wetlands

by Neil Carleton Between Almonte and Appleton is an extensive silver maple swamp along the...

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