Walking on the Onrus/Vermont Coastal Path

Originally posted on roncorylus:
Our morning walk attracted 13 Hurriers and, once again, we had great, cool walking weather.  The Onrus coastal path is always an evocative experience as one stroll along looking at all the beautiful memorial plaques set into the concrete.  They really do tell a story of the many people (and their pets) who have so enjoyed this recreation over the years. Continue reading Walking on the Onrus/Vermont Coastal Path

Beach walk at Sandown Bay

Originally posted on roncorylus:
Our walk this morning along the beach from Kleinmond, east towards the mouth of the Bot River Lagoon was attended by 9 Hurriers.  We had perfect walking weather with overcast cool conditions and no wind at all.  Of great interest was the proliferation of small jellyfish that have washed up on the beach.  There were literally millions of them and at… Continue reading Beach walk at Sandown Bay

My Saturday Demo at The Trophy in Belgium

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
This is a scots pine that has been prepared over a number of years in preparation for a demo. The organisers of The Trophy in Belgium asked me to create something more than simply ‘styling’ as tree. The root ball has been reduced over many years to enable fitting into a small container. the marriage between… Continue reading My Saturday Demo at The Trophy in Belgium

Buffleheads among delightful winter surprises in region

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
Marion Howe sent me a stunning photograph of an impressive visitor at her feeders. Shortly after I wrote about Pileated Woodpeckers a few weeks ago, Marion sent me a photo of a Pileated Woodpecker at her suet feeder. Photo by Marion Howe • This Pileated Woodpecker visited the home of Marion Howe in Kingsport, Tennessee.. “Although I now… Continue reading Buffleheads among delightful winter surprises in region

🌿✂Erick Schmidt🌲🌳 on Instagram: “My Japanese quince is pushing a bunch of flowers this year… beautiful #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaigarden #prebonsai #flowers…”

View this post on Instagram My Japanese quince is pushing a bunch of flowers this year… beautiful #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaigarden #prebonsai #flowers #japanesequince #japanesequinceblossom #quince A post shared by 🌿✂Erick Schmidt🌲🌳 (@eschmidttxbonsai) on Mar 7, 2020 at 6:41pm PST Continue reading 🌿✂Erick Schmidt🌲🌳 on Instagram: “My Japanese quince is pushing a bunch of flowers this year… beautiful #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaigarden #prebonsai #flowers…”