Wildflowers

Once Upon a Wildflower Walk

Once Upon a Wildflower Walk

Photo © Dreamstime.com. “Look, Mary Ella, another contest!” my brother announced. I hurried over to the sofa where he was poring over the pages of the latest Nature Friend.“Wildflower ‘Learning by...

Dandiest Lion of Spring

Dandiest Lion of Spring

Photo © Dreamstime.com. Another school day was over. Eager students burst from the schoolhouse doors and headed for the road toward home.Danny waved and watched them leave for a minute before...

Treasures of the Forest

Treasures of the Forest

Treasure hunts are lots of fun, aren’t they? The suspense of knowing that something special is hidden, prolonged by the fact that it takes effort to find! It was with that sort of feeling that we...

Our Wildflower Walk

Our Wildflower Walk

On the first Sunday in May, Dad announced, “Let’s go to Rexmont for a drive on such a nice day.” “We could take our wildflower guide and a notebook,” I decided. “And let’s see how many wildflowers...

Treasure-trove in the Woods

Treasure-trove in the Woods

The day was perfect for my annual wildflower hunt. On a day like this, it was hard to decide—should I look up for birds or down for flowers? With my trusty Alpen binoculars slung around my neck, I...

Wildflower Adventures

Wildflower Adventures

The morning was pleasantly breezy. As I snatched a wildflower guide plus pen and paper, I could feel that I was in for an adventure or two. This would be my first wildflower hunt, and I was somewhat...