Harvesting from the Meadow

Near where my parents live is a beautiful meadow that during the Summer months is filled with native wild flowers. Its pure joy to stroll through the "Butterfly Meadow" and see what little floral treasures are hiding through the leaves and grass. What can you see in the photo? I see the narrow leafed plantain's [...]

2016-11-09T23:41:53+00:00July 4th, 2016|blog, Seasonal Change|0 Comments

Healing The Heart

Rosa Canina or the dog rose is a favorite June bloom. The blossoms make a fragrant elxir with raw honey and brandy and a rose petal jelly is a pink tinted seasonal delight. This wild flower grows in Woodlands and along field edges and in early June you can find it around the New [...]

2018-06-24T20:20:42+00:00July 2nd, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Time To Get Outside

Have you been noticing these beautiful trees around the City? If not, keep an eye out, as there are still a few in bloom. They are distinctive as their flowers grow along the branches in a beautiful shade of fuschia. You can even eat them! This is the Eastern Redbud tree, (Cercis Canadensis). This tree [...]

2017-12-29T13:21:28+00:00May 4th, 2016|blog, Seasonal Change|0 Comments