Plants

Diagonal Walnut Tree

July 21, 2015
Diagonal Walnut Tree

Last month, we went to a birthday party for our friends’ daughter at Douglas Park in Arlington, Virginia. There’s a walnut tree there leaning way over that is fun to climb on.

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Rattlesnake Weed

May 26, 2015
Rattlesnake Weed

We went on a short family hike on Memorial Day north on the Appalachian Trail from Linden. Shortly after crossing a bridge, there is some Rattlesnake Weed blooming along the trail.

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Yellow Lady Slippers

May 19, 2015
Yellow Lady Slippers

We are fortunate to have several yellow lady slippers on our property. I saw one after we bought the lot but have since discovered several others. Lady Slipper Art My father-in-law, Bob George, has a watercolor lady slipper painting available at FineArtAmerica. Additionally, I have photograph prints available as well.

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Wisteria

May 17, 2015
Wisteria

Here’s an old house in Linden, Virginia framed by wisteria vines.

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Trillium

May 13, 2015
Trillium

Last Friday, we went up to the Thompson Wildlife Management Area to see the trillium that bloom there each year. Kristy took most if not all of these pictures. The girls enjoyed seeing the flowers and also making funny faces.

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Virginia Bluebells

April 26, 2015
Virginia Bluebells

Growing Bluebells The bluebells bloomed a little later than usual this year. I took this first picture earlier this week in our yard where my dad started a small colony. Bluebells aren’t too hard to get established in a somewhat wet location. Shenandoah River Bluebells Today, we took the girls to the Eastham Park Trail…

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Virginia Box Turtle Reporting