Tag: Berries

A Sure Sign of Spring – the Salmonberries are Blooming

Despite the rocky start to spring – we had snow yesterday, and wind, rain and hail last week – the salmonberries are blooming! I found these on the trail recently, on the hottest day of the year when the sun was actually shining, and… Continue Reading “A Sure Sign of Spring – the Salmonberries are Blooming”

Looking for Beauty on a Rainy Spring Day

It’s another rainy day in the Great Northwest and the natives are getting restless. The cats are confused, wanting out but not. Then going out and wanting in again, an endless cycle. “Is there nothing you can do?” Tiger asks. “Sorry, no,” I say… Continue Reading “Looking for Beauty on a Rainy Spring Day”

Snow on Berries

An ordinary garden shrub sits outside my front door which makes it an easy object of my photography. On the first day of our winter storm in December, I went outside to capture the snow as it began to fall and collect on the… Continue Reading “Snow on Berries”

Raindrops on Berries

There was finally a break in the rain and I went outside to practice using my new camera. Honestly, it’s a slow go. I’m thinking I’ll need to print out the entire 300 plus page manual to figure out even the most basic functions.… Continue Reading “Raindrops on Berries”

Tis the Season for Raindrops and Berries

~ Susanne

Fun with Snowberry

I’m still dreaming of snow but until it arrives I’ll have to settle for snowberrry! A few years ago we planted some common snowberry shrubs and they thrived – filling in empty spaces with bright green leaves and tiny flowers in the spring. But… Continue Reading “Fun with Snowberry”

Have you Ever Seen A Strawberry Tree?

On my walk at Lincoln Park this week I stopped to admire this giant shrub – or is it a tree? – and its brightly colored berries! No they’re not really strawberries – apparently so bland that even the birds ignore them – its… Continue Reading “Have you Ever Seen A Strawberry Tree?”

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