Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sculpting a New Woods Edge

I’ve always appreciated the art of sculpture, but it’s usually creating a thing of appealing form that stands by itself. This past weekend, David Perrey used a highlift (which is like a bulldozer but can raise its front end up … Continue reading

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New View from the Trees

After a long weekend of work, the treehouse crew removed the old, dead tree and built a new viewing platform overlooking the lotus pond. They were disappointed to see their multilevel treehouse come crashing down, but the new deck there … Continue reading

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Revealing Big Trees

They’re gems in the woods—big trees resting hidden by scores of skinny ones. Our goal is to strip away the younger plants and reveal those awe-inspiring oaks and others and give them a chance to get even more majestic. It’s … Continue reading

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Strawberry Bush Surprise

Seeing a new, colorful plant appear—especially when it’s a native one—adds a happy surprise to an everyday walk. Although I’m sure we’ve passed the small plant for a year or two most days, we hadn’t  noticed it until the seedpods … Continue reading

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