Tag Archives: Trees

The Rhododendron Thermometer

This winter’s first REALLY cold temperatures are predicted for the North Coast next week, a high of 12 degrees F (!) for Tuesday.  Time again to talk about the Rhododendron Thermometer.  The illustration above shows leaf droop as temperatures drop. … Continue reading

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Thank you for voting …

… I didn’t win this time but I so appreciate your support!  Lake MetroParks has a contest every month so you may see one of my photos up for consideration in the future. Today’s photo was taken at Mentor Marsh … Continue reading

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The Rhododendron Thermometer – D**n it’s cold!

  I have a very large rhododendron “bush” outside my kitchen door by my patio.  It was here when I moved in 12 years ago and has gotten so tall I can see it out my upstairs bathroom window.  It … Continue reading

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Photo of the day – is it that cold?

No, these are not really bundled up people waiting on the bus!  These are evergreen trees wrapped in burlap to protect them from the salt spray off the road.  I had never seen this until I moved to Mentor, Ohio. … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy of autumn

I live in a community that does not have curbside leaf pickup.  Instead, we are forced to purchase and fill paper leaf bags.  In all honesty, I tell you this because I want your pity.   You will see why as … Continue reading

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Autumn – a visual feast

Original photographs by Sally Kennedy – all rights reserved.

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