As you know there are a lot of apple orchards around Meaford and Clarksburg. This is the top apple growing area in Ontario. Well, it's time for those trees to bloom, and when you are there at the right time, the blossoms are wonderful! Warning - too many pictures!
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Sorry for the slow posting recently, but our lives have been very busy! We've had an upheaval in caregiving, for the better in the long run we hope! In the nice weather of last week I was out every day, and I'm way behind on posting my photos. In the meantime our garden has been exploding into growth, so here's an update.
Friday, May 13, 2022
It's the Trilliums we all look forward to here in Ontario, but they're actually among the last of the spring wildflowers to bloom here. I doubt they'll be putting on their best display yet, but the way the weather is looking they may well be very soon. Go out in a week or two and you'll see lots of them, as long as you know the right place to go!
Monday, May 9, 2022
If there's a time of year when I miss being able to get out in the woods, it's the month of May. This is the month when the 'spring ephemerals' bloom, those beautiful wildflowers that take advantage of about three weeks when it's warm enough for them to grow but the tree leaves aren't out yet. Lots of light can get to the forest floor and these plants love it!
Saturday, May 7, 2022
I'm glad to report that our resident fox is back. Mrs. F.G. has spotted it more than once and this morning I saw it, first only partly visible below a rise, and then trotting across the golf course. We're hoping it will keep the destructive little rabbits in check! One is repeatedly trying to dig under our shed.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The other day it was warm enough that I bundled up and headed out for a ride here in town. I went down Nelson St. West, a street I almost gave up on last year because of the 'alligator pavement' which gave me too much discomfort. This year it wasn't bothering me so much, for whatever reason, so maybe I'll be able to ride down here more often. Maybe I'm just learning to tune it out.