Sunday, May 31, 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009

water beads

The Gosling Garden, Guelph, May 2009

Friday, May 29, 2009

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

mystery tree

This unknown little tree\shrub\plant blooming in my backyard.
Guelph, May 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

pollywogs & tadpoles

3 of 1, 1/4 doz of a'nuther
Arboretum, Guelph 2009

Monday, May 25, 2009

banded wood snail

Banded wood snail on bracket fungus.
Arboretum, May 2009

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Friday, May 22, 2009

do you like butter

I hope you have a summer friend, with rolling laughter through the green, who asks 'do you like butter', who forgets not in the winters 'tween.
Guelph, May 2009

Thursday, May 21, 2009

lilac time

Guelph, May 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

new forest ponies

If you have children who would like to learn to ride, Kim Logue who teaches at Manoravon Farms would be an excellent choice - experienced and fun. And those New Forest ponies are adorable.
Manoravon Farms, Guelph, May 2009

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

ostrich fern

Little Tract, Wellington County, May 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

little tract

The Little Tract is 200 acres of mixed forest criss-crossed by dozens of trails for hiking or biking. Nice variety of trees, plants, wildflowers, birds, bees, snakes, bugs and people. It was given to Wellington County in 1946 as a perpetual forest by John Little. Off County Road 34 between 32 and 35.
Wellington County, May 2009

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Friday, May 15, 2009

mysterious home

Who made this little home?
Ignatius, May 2009

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

cute chipmunk cousin

Doesn't it make you feel good to know you are related to this guy. Sure you have to go back a ways but we are all one in the end.
Ignatius, Guelph May 2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

living willow dome

"Living willow dome structures originated with native American sweat–lodge ceremonies in which sauna like environments were created to purify the mind, body and spirit." more here Ignatius, Guelph, May 2009

Monday, May 11, 2009

mystery mounds

The winter version of these is here.
Ignatius, Guelph, May 2009

Sunday, May 10, 2009

white trilliums

This is the last week for trilliums at the Arboretum.
Guelph, May 2009

Saturday, May 09, 2009

last of the fiddleheads

The Arboretum, Guelph, May 2009

Friday, May 08, 2009

pink trillium

There are thousands of trilliums out now at the Arboretum, as well as trout lilies and jack in the pulpit.
The Arboretum, UofG, Guelph, May 2009

Thursday, May 07, 2009

supermarket tabloids

I tend to rush by supermarket tabloids.
Guelph, May 2008

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Monday, May 04, 2009

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Friday, May 01, 2009

Henry's blooming trees

Many of the trees in my immediate neighbourhood were planted by Henry Kock many years ago. When they bloom I am reminded of his dedication and care. This particular one is coming out now in front of Joan Rentoul's book bindery.
Guelph, May 2009