Bones of the Winter Landscape Hike

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Bones of the Winter Landscape Hike

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sunday afternoon, January 15 provided an unseasonably mild day for our Bones of the Winter Landscape Hike on the Byron Shutz Nature Trail.  Betsy Betros, local naturalist and butterfly book author, took the following pictures of our hike and I thought I would share this “nature of” Powell Gardens experience here. We began our tour … Read More

A Sampling of Colorful Evergreens

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Plants with evergreen foliage are a mainstay of the winter garden.  But how many of these plants are truly green?  The term evergreen means they hold their foliage through the winter but the wintertime foliage can be in almost any hue!  Here’s a look at some of the evergreen plants around the Visitor Center which … Read More