Category Archives: Savannah

New Valley Overlook – Place to Pause

I could sit in this spot at the edge of the savanna bluffs at the PGT forever. Listening to the tanager and wood thrush, watching for herons, enjoying whatever flowers or trees happen to be in bloom…. If you walk … Continue reading

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Planting Wildflowers

Weird as it sounds, it’s nice to have snow to toss seeds on when planting wildflowers. You can see the seed on top of snow so you know what areas have already been seeded. In this snapshot from a couple … Continue reading

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Fall Color – The Savanna

Woods on the edge of The Savanna The color in the foliage is looking good now. I took this shot just after sunrise as I walked along the rim trail at The Savanna.

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James Trager and John Behrer Visit

Lorna with James Trager in the PGT Woods James Trager and John Behrer from the Shaw Nature Reserve visited the PGT today. They gave us ideas to help us achieve our vision of creating a public garden within a nature … Continue reading

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Merv Wallace inspects Seedlings

Merv Wallace inspects Seedlings Yesterday Merv Wallace toured the areas we seeded last winter at the PGT. The seedlings are so tiny that the only way to see them is to get down on your hands and knees. The good … Continue reading

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Wood Betony at The Savannah

Wood Betony (Pedicularis canadensis) The Savannah has a huge patch of Wood Betony that is in full bloom this week. This is a picture that I took yesterday. It is a lot easier to see since Matt and Duncan have … Continue reading

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Bird’s-foot violet

Bird’s-foot violet, Viola pedata The Bird’s-foot violet is in full bloom; I’ve never seen it better. This picture from today shows what you would see as you walk along the steep narrow ridge that leads to The Point. I also … Continue reading

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