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humidity: 95%
wind: 3mph NNW
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Bird’s Eye View: Hunting with Hawks

In mid-December I spotted a red-tailed hawk perched in dense branches near the creek at the entry to the Mathews Nature Trail. It was aware of my presence, but with my standing still against a tree trunk, it ignored me and … Continue reading

Notes from the Garden – November 2019

Did you know that almost 40% of the accessioned plants in our collection are native to southeastern North America? While our garden proudly displays plants from a global palette that grow well in our humid subtropical climate here in north … Continue reading

What’s Growing On – October 2019

Athyrium filix-femina subsp. asplenioides, commonly known as southern lady fern, is a deciduous fern that is endemic to southern and eastern North America. This member of Woodsiaceae (the cliff fern family) features lacy erect, pinnatifid, lanceolate, light green fronds which … Continue reading

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