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Mother Nature's Garden

The good and the bad in Mother Nature’s garden

Wa kid, I couldn’t wait for school to be over in mid-June so that I could spend time with my grandma and my aunt. The ... Read more

5 years ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Rose pogonia: an uncommon orchid in our area

Robert Frost wrote about a meadow saturated with them and hoped that the meadow wouldn’t be mowed while they were blooming. Frost had found a ... Read more

5 years ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

New trails and a new plant

Several weeks ago, friends forced me out of my trail walking comfort zone and insisted that I try two new areas. I wasn’t happy about ... Read more

5 years ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Friend or thug — it’s all relative

I walked several trails at Powhatan State Park last week and just didn’t find much of interest. Some large patches of spring beauties in low ... Read more

5 years ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Signs of Spring

Spring won’t officially be here for a few more days, but it’s definitely time to hit the trails. There’s so much to see this time ... Read more

5 years ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

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