Forsythia Spring Bush

Category : Foliage and Plants

Forsythia Spring Bush

Forsythia Spring Bush

Forsythia with their beautiful yellow blossoms are a sure sign of spring in Sutton Massachusetts. Did you know they’re not native to the US? They were brought in from Asia.

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River Bend Farm Foliage 2021

River Bend Farm Foliage 2021

If you haven’t been to River Bend Farm in Uxbridge, Massachusetts yet this year, absolutely take a trip over there. It’s close by to Sutton and it is absolutely GORGEOUS.

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Elm Leaves Rustling in Purgatory Chasm Sutton Massachusetts

It can be downright ethereal when walking through Purgatory Chasm in Sutton Massachusetts in the late winter. The elm leaves are dry and curled, but they cling stubbornly to the

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St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort

It’s that time of year! The St. John’s Wort is in bloom! Do you harvest this and use it for medicine?

Trees vs Shrubs – What is the Difference?

Trees vs Shrubs – What is the Difference?

What’s the difference between a tree and a shrub? Is there an actual technical difference between trees and shrubs? I get this question fairly often. I suppose lots of people are interested in this natural world around us. My mystery series is named after trees – Aspen Allegations, Birch Blackguards, and so on, so clearly I am also tree-friendly.

Back Porch Yoga

A gorgeous day for back porch yoga – the rain has held off! Here’s a marigold from my back yard. Did you get outside today?  

Yellow Wildflower

Gorgeous day today – I’m on the back porch working via my laptop. Who can name this yellow wildflower in my lawn? Are you guys out enjoying this perfect weather?

Crocus Photos

I have crocus! I have crocus! 🙂 What is growing in your garden?

mystery plant

Here’s a fun mystery plant. This just started “blooming” today – who can name what it is? #massachusetts #autumn