Posts in Nature

River Cruise

Winter is not the time of year most people think about river cruises. However, the Connecticut River offers a wonderful opportunity to see visitors from Canada; namely, the Bald Eagles. These majestic birds of prey come south and nest on the river during the winter months. They are not the only birds visible on the […] Continue Reading >>

What’s new at the garden?

Seeing RED Years ago I created a rendering of an unusual plant that was in bloom in the mountainous rain forest of Trinidad. The Jade Vine, (or Strongylodon), was in full bloom and hanging from the overhead terraces of a garden, somewhat similar to the way a Wisteria grows. I had never seen blooms the […] Continue Reading >>