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Small trees with big personalities

By Mary Catherine Foster Virginia Master Naturalist There is beauty in our local forest from early spring into ...

RIVERGUARD REPORT

Dead fish on the Nottoway

Spirit of Moonpie, Whispering Bear and I spent July 11-13 on the Nottoway below Delaware. The water was ...

Lifestyles

Learning about the eastern prickly pear

By Mark C. Carroll Like other desert cacti, the eastern prickly pear (Opuntia humifusa) grows in rocky, sandy ...

Lifestyles

Yellow Wild Indigo: beautiful, tough, low maintenance

By Betsy Washington One of my favorite Northern Neck native perennials, Yellow Wild Indigo, Baptisia tinctoria, is coming ...

RIVERGUARD REPORT

Clam kill on the Nottoway

Spirit of Moonpie, Whispering Bear and I spent June the 28th through the 30th on the Nottoway below ...

Lifestyles

Garden tricks and tips

By Mark C. Carroll We discussed hydrangeas in a previous article, in case you forgot or missed it. ...

VIRGINIA MASTER NATURALISTS

A migrant mammal in our area

By John Bunch Virginia Master Naturalists I live in the Sedley area, and while walking across the driveway ...

RIVERGUARD REPORT

RIVERGUARD REPORT: Chilly on the Nottoway

Spirit of Moonpie, Whispering Bear and I spent June the 18th through the 20th on the Nottoway below ...

Lifestyles

Reuse, recycle excess materials in the garden, reduce waste

By Mark C. Carroll Sometimes one person’s trash really is another’s treasure.  Recently a gentleman resident of Smithfield ...

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‘What are you looking at?’

By Stella Payne Virginia Master Naturalist What do you see from your kitchen window or principal window you ...

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