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Praying mantis on dewy asparagus foliage.

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Lilac buds about to open.

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Calendula flowers.

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Ready for her close-up.

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Garlic curing after harvest.

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Dill and milkweed. The dill's for us, the milkweed for butterflies.

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Grape hyacinth in bloom.

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Woods uphill from our house in the snow.

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Bee on a buttercup.

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March sky.

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Apple blossom time.

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Lemon tree in a large pot.

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A REALLY big egg.

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Fresh arnica leaves in April.

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Echinacea purpurea flower.

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Apple tree with ripe fruit.

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Cat on a solar PV panel on our roof.

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Usnea on tree bark.

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Yarrow flowers.

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Lush skullcap.

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Plantain leaves.

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Nettle in a shaft of sunlight in our woods.

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Mullein with emerging flower stalk.

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Lemon balm and calendula.

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Lemon balm close-up.

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Ginseng plant with berries.

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Dandelions--weed? food? herb? All three!

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Pair of calendula flowers.

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Snow on ice on pine needles.

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Ripening blueberries.

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Black cohosh in bloom in our woods.

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Bowl of just-harvested calendula flowers.

apple-for-wix

One perfect apple.

sage-in-bloom-for-web

Culinary sage in bloom.

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Arnica chamissonis flowers.

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Snow on a blueberry bush.

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Dark sky and snow on Hap Mountain.

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Early morning moon over Bluff Mountain.

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Snow on rhubarb leaves.

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Fall color in the rain.

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Autumn light on Bluff Mountain.

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Handsome rooster.

ginseng-root-in-bowl

Bowl of just-harvested ginseng roots.

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Apples on a tree.

day-old-chicks-for-web

Day-old chicks. So cute!

rainbow

Rainbow over Hap Mountain.

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Claw marks left by bear raiding the chicken feed.

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Lap chickens.

skullcap-in-new-raised-bed-late-May

Skullcap, very happy in a raised bed to the north of our house.

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Two little pullet eggs flanking a full-size egg.

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Chicken feeding frenzy.

comfrey-leaf-for-web

Comfrey leaves, destined to be dried and infused in oil for our herbal soap.

St. Johns Wort flowering

Flowering St. John's Wort.

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