When you live in New England, you're just expected to fall in love with fall all over again every year.
Eating the apple in Eden isn’t the only apple-based crime. After a recent trip to three orchards, I witnessed a dire need for a course on Apple Picking Etiquette. And so I present my list of the Top 10 "Don'ts" About Apple Picking.
Why would someone wuss out from crossing a 6-acre blog? It was not a rhetorical question.
My mums wintered over for the last two years and so dear friends, I am softening my view on these ubiquitous blossoms. Mums, the word revisited.
Knowing where you are headed is just the framework for an adventure that can take you anywhere.
REFRESH YOUR MEMORY WITH THE RULES OF APPLE PICKING....CLICK ON THE APPLE PHOTO. Apple Picking Etiquette.
Hurricane Sandy was making the news as the perfect crash of storm forces with the intensity to do a lot of damage. New York and New Jersey were projected to be the hardest hit, and Manhattan was already flooding when my husband and I took our lunch break and cameras to the beaches – Salisbury, MA, Hampton and Rye, NH on October 26, 2012 at about noon, high tide.
DEADLINE POSTPONED TIL THE END OF SANDY (AKA FRANKENCANE OR FRANKENSTORM)....NEW DEADLINE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON....BE SAFE EVERYBODY! The summer drought here in New England left little hope of producing the bouquet of wild mushrooms that typically add interest to the forest floor once the leaves take to releasing their grip on deciduous branches. And… Continue reading ONE (OR MORE) PERFECT FUNGI/MUSHROOM – 24 HOUR PHOTO CONTEST
“Obviously a birder?” No I’m not. I just notice stuff flying around me and I use a telephoto lens to compare native birds to the illustrations in my Golden Books Birds of North America guide and to figure out who’s singing what.
"Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there." ~ Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732 “I don’t want a garden, that’s a deal breaker, too much work, too little time”. He agreed. We bought a townhouse, we got married. My husband, envious of my sister’s wonderful tomatoes, faltered first. We were allowed 3 feet… Continue reading OVERGROWN – Chronicle of a Reluctant Gardener