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Dogwoods Remain, Azaleas Starting

We’ve had some beautiful spring days lately. Some have started off near the freeze, but this morning, it’s 55 on the deck. Some of the dogwoods seem to be fading a bit, but there are still plenty in full bloom. … Continue reading

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Wildflower Trifecta – Dwarf Iris, Lady Slipper, White Trillium

We’ve had a bit of rain, and yesterday we found the first of the spring ephemerals, the Dwarf Iris, Lady Slipper, and Trillium, which was not fully in bloom.

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Dogwood Report

Most of the dogwoods seem to be in bloom, although it depends on the location. I expect this weekend and the next to be the best. The sarvis is now completely gone in most places. I haven’t seen any azalea … Continue reading

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Biden Suspends Oil Leases

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/01/biden-suspends-oil-drilling-leases-alaska-arctic-refuge-trump-era

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Follow Up To Heirloom Apple Project AT GMREC

Ray Covington sent around an update on the heirloom apple project, which has gotten a lot of publicity. As you can see, there is also bad news for the local apple industry: Good morning everyone, I know I said I … Continue reading

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Crab Apples, Some Dogwood, Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Our crabapples are in bloom, and some dogwoods are there, or almost there. We had a little rain today, maybe a little less than a quarter inch, and that should help matters. This is the time of year to look … Continue reading

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Dogwood Report

The dogwoods are in process of blooming, but I haven’t seen one in bloom yet. There may be a few this weekend, depending on the rain situation. But I expect next weekend, or even the one after that may be … Continue reading

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Creeks Are High, May Flood

We’ve had 2.6 inches since midnight, according to the weather station at Merciers. The creeks I can see from the porch are high but not flooding. I think they will, if we get anything like the forecast rain. If they … Continue reading

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More Signs Of Spring

The sarvis is having a very good year, as is the redbud. The dogwoods are starting with their green flowers, but will be another two or three weeks. We’ve seen the bat, and the first skink. Many Tiger Swallowtails, the … Continue reading

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Georgia Conservancy Legislative Update

https://mailchi.mp/gaconservancy/legislative-update-week-11?e=868724ca64

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