A few random notes and pictures from recent strolls through Moone Athy, where the days are getting longer and warmer.
On the wildflower path, the first irises have just appeared – thanks to Aunt Delphine. This will lift one’s spirits.
Aunt Delphine’s Irises
In the winter each year we do burns of the pond berms and pastures to enhance growth of native prairie flora and to prevent damage to the ponds.
Controlled Woodland Burn
Here’s a field at the south end of the Deer Print pasture that was burned earlier this winter. Prairie wildflower seeds have been sown here.
Burnt pasture. Later in spring we’ll show the grasses that emerge.
Here’s a gigantic burl – we’d like to get this into the hands of Bill Cromie to see what he could do with it on his lathe.
Another unusual sighting…evil eye ice formation at the northern property edge…
Look at this!
Finally, another Quiz. Where’s this? Winner gets a free sit…