I thought I'd better share an update on our garden with you before it gets too far along. It's almost more interesting to watch the new plants emerging than to simply see the flowers once they're in bloom. That's especially true for us this year, since this is the first year of having this garden, and many of the plants were newly planted just last fall - especially a lot of Day Lilies and Peonies.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Monday, April 12, 2021
After we left the marsh it was a peaceful drive home. We headed east to the village of Kemble, home of the Kemble Maple Syrup Tour (which is cancelled again this year). Then it was south, with a stop at the Kemble Women's Institute Lookout, a beautiful viewpoint over the bay.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
We drove to the next corner and actually turned and drove back through the wetland to see what else we could see, and so I'd be on the other side of the car. The first thing we saw was a pair of swans, one sitting on a nest and one swimming nearby.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
We continued our drive west after spotting the Sandhill Cranes (the highlight of our drive), and ended up in the wetland northeast of Shallow Lake. The road goes right through it, so there's open marsh on both sides. the sunny, totally blue sky continued all day!
|Certainly lots of cattails around the edge/|
Friday, April 9, 2021
Driving along this road we almost always watch for Sandhill Cranes; this is the area where we've seen them most often. They've become part of our personal bird-watching habit, and if you see one close they are certainly spectacular birds. And if you hear one they're even more notable.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
On Sunday we took off for a long drive through the countryside. Wanting something different this time we drove west around Owen Sound and north to the village of Kemble. We're missing their maple syrup festival which has now been cancelled two years in a row.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Across the golf course I watch the continuing construction of a road which will be followed by houses on both sides, splitting the golf course nearly in half (or 2/3-1/3). I find it interesting to try to follow the steps they're going through.