The hips of the wild rose are red so that we will see them, pick them, and carry their seeds with us. Other people, like deer and birds, are targeted in the […]
Some fine pruning. Look at all the trimming from last year! Love those new shoots and rose hips in the fall, mmmm. Oh, what’s this? Splendid! Guardian of the Big Bar Lake […]
Look at the beautiful colours here, with wild rose and choke cherry and knapweed. These fruits are acidic and dry-to-the-taste. Only winter freezing sweetens them. In other words, in January they are […]
Don’t say you weren’t warned! Isn’t it nice to know that somewhere close to you it’s still summer?
Check this out. Here are two rose hips at sundown. Note the long stem, the flattened sphere of the fruit, and the long floral leaves. Now check out this mud puddle ice just up […]