Monthly Archives: April 2011

Answering Questions: how do I learn the names of plants?

Last week my journal ended with lots of questions and pictures of plants with no names.   So how do you learn the names of plants in a wild garden?  I discovered there are many ways at Eloise Butler. One way … Continue reading

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How do I remember all the things I see in the garden?

Keeping a Nature Journal Today was cold and very windy when I got to the garden.  I was sure I would not see much change since it had only been a week and the weather had been cold and not … Continue reading

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What is hiding in plain sight?

What do we miss when we hurry down the sidewalk, run to the bus or just walk but don’t pay attention?   I discovered we miss a great deal. I arrived at Eloise Butler Wild Flower garden to find a completely … Continue reading

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Is Spring Here?

When does spring come? Yes, I know the spring equinox on March 20th, but  I was thinking more about when do you see, hear and feel spring?  What does spring look and sound like to you? When you can jump … Continue reading

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