Have You Seen the Blooming Anemone Canadensis Yet?

Have You Seen the Blooming Anemone Canadensis Yet?

The Canadian Anemone is a gorgeous, spring-blooming herbaceous perennial, native to North America. It’s easily identified by an impressive cluster of upward-facing white flowers. Their bright yellow center sits on stalked, elongated branches, bending a bit too easily in the wind. Have you seen them? I admire them each morning when I walk my retriever…

Where We Are Going

Where We Are Going

“Do you know where you are going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you?”  ~Diana Ross, 1975 Seems there is a lot of angst out there. A Christmas letter that we received just a week ago ended with the following, “We begin a new decade with some fear for our planet,…

Canadensis Species in the Spotlight: The Eastern Hemlock

Canadensis Species in the Spotlight: The Eastern Hemlock

The eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) fails as a Christmas tree. It drops its needles quickly after it is cut down. This leaves the species of canadensis without a Christmas tree for the holidays. Native to our eastern Canadian landscape, the silent “t” Tsuga canadensis of the Pinaceae family, nicknamed the hemlock spruce or Canadian hemlock,…