Monthly Archives: September 2013

Water

Water

It’s been a long time since I went camping with my family and we used one of these to get water from a …

 

Pink Berry

Pink Berry

These beautiful clusters of fruit that grow along the banks of Salt Creek keep catching my eye. The colors are so beautiful, …

 

Pokeweed

Pokeweed

The first time I remember seeing this plant I was taking my little brother’s senior pictures and he acted like he was letting them drop …

 

Juniper Berries

Juniper Berries

Other than being beautiful on the tree, Juniper berries are actually edible, and although I haven’t tasted them, I have heard that they …

 

Natural Water Channels

Natural Water Channels

Erosion happens. Unfortunately. Water rains down on earth, and at it’s too much for the ground to absorb, so it takes the top …

 

Soil Seed Bank

Soil Seed Bank

Recently it’s rained an awful lot. Like 3 times in one week. For September this is quite an amazing feet. The most …

 

Cottonwood Light

Cottonwood Light

There’s something about cottonwoods that really attracts me. It might be the fact that when you hear them you automatically think there’s a mini …

 

Great mushroom substrate

Great mushroom substrate

As I was walking in Wilderness Camp (day camp use near wilderness park) I came upon this log sticking out of the ground. Obviously …

 

Fig leaves

Fig leaves

Contrary to popular belief, figs can grow in quite cold areas. I have one growing in zone 5b (although it’s rated to zone 6). …

 

Goldenrod – native opportunist

Goldenrod – native opportunist

Goldenrod – the flower of my state is an opportunist, at least in fields like this. It definitely makes a beautiful field of yellow, …