This year, the oak trees were nature’s underachievers. Naturalists, landscapers and backyard rakers noticed a lack of acorns this fall. No...
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Ivy is in a league of its own. However, this plant is never really alone. Since it is a parasite, it needs a partner to survive. English ivy,...
Although Jack Frost is nipping at my nose, it is the thought of chestnuts roasting on an open fire that is really getting me in the holiday mood....
I guess that you could say that I am on a roll. If you read last week’s column, you may get the pun. For those that missed it, the article was...
I hope that everyone was thankful yesterday for friends, family and good food. There is one thing that you may have neglected to give thanks...
Last week I got an earful. It was not for any wrongdoing on my part; rather, it was an earful of wax (not to be gross) wings. A group or flock...
It is a killer. Not a lady killer, but a livestock killer. The common names of Kalma angustifolia say it all; sheepkill, lambkill and calfkill...
“One could do worse that be a swinger of birches.” So said Robert Frost, who also insisted that he’d “like to go by climbing a birch tree/And...
Don’t come knocking, cause there’s nobody home in a brown oak apple gall. Oak apple galls are those fragile looking, paper-like round things...

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