Posts by Anita

Ears Like A Frog

Posted by on May 14, 2020 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Ears Like A Frog

Frogs spend the winter hibernating. Peepers sleep away the coldd under logs or leaves, but in early spring they migrate to water. There, in a pond or swamp, on the first nights, the males begin to give their high, sweet call. But why does the frog chorus tune up at night?

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Cold Spring

Posted by on May 11, 2020 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Cold Spring

This spring there’s a chill in the air that isn’t only due to the weather. Spring of 2020, a season that will long be remembered. This spring will be in the history books, and not just for a mid-May snowstorm. Snow in May! Coating the new leaves, covering the greening grass. Sometimes the wintry air seems like it will never warm up. The good news is that the snow didn’t kill the new leaves, they’re still hanging on.

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Dame’s Rocket: The Wandering Lady

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Dame’s Rocket: The Wandering Lady

Dame’s Rocket, gorgeously attired in shades of white, rose-pink, lavender and purple, wanders into gardens, meadows, landfills. She hitchhikes along roadways. She lines the pond, and the forest, and the parking lot at the mall.

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Poison Ivy Is Shiny: True or False?

Posted by on Apr 28, 2020 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Poison Ivy Is Shiny: True or False?

You can always spot poison ivy because it’s shiny. True or false?
Standardized tests aside, answers in real life are rarely absolutely true or completely false. Poison ivy shiny? True, sometimes, especially in spring. False, most of the time.

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Best Trees of the Decade

Posted by on Apr 26, 2020 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Best Trees of the Decade

Do they watch us go by–or sense us somehow? Scientists are finding out that plants are more complex, and have more ability to communicate, than we had ever dreamed. Do they notice us, miss us, mourn us?

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