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sugar maple (Acer saccharum)
sugar maple (Acer saccharum)

our sugar maples (Acer saccharum) in fall colors
our sugar maples (Acer saccharum) in fall colors



the farm down the street, one sunset
the farm down the street, one sunset

a robin's nest, complete with eggs, in one of our hollies.  (the babies hatched and flew off.)
a robin's nest, complete with eggs, in one of our hollies. (the babies hatched and flew off.)

baby robins
baby robins

pink dogwood
pink dogwood

azalea
azalea

laying the tar & chip driveway.  read about it here.  and see how the tar and chip looks 2 years later, in the next photo.  It recently developed a large pothole after unusually heavy rains.  See photos on next few pages.
laying the tar & chip driveway. read about it here. and see how the tar and chip looks 2 years later, in the next photo. It recently developed a large pothole after unusually heavy rains. See photos on next few pages.

our tar and chip driveway, 2 years old.  read about it here.
our tar and chip driveway, 2 years old. read about it here.

damage to our tar and chip driveway--a very heavy rain storm washed part of it away
damage to our tar and chip driveway--a very heavy rain storm washed part of it away


deer in the yard
deer in the yard

after hours of comparing prices and searching for patterns we liked, we bought this beautiful Suzani rug at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar
after hours of comparing prices and searching for patterns we liked, we bought this beautiful Suzani rug at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

honeysuckle (Lonicera x heckerottii 'Gold Flame'). fall 2005
honeysuckle (Lonicera x heckerottii 'Gold Flame'). fall 2005

honeysuckle (Lonicera x heckerottii 'Gold Flame'). July 2006
honeysuckle (Lonicera x heckerottii 'Gold Flame'). July 2006

honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Blanche Sandman').  July 2006
honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Blanche Sandman'). July 2006

honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens--not sure which cultivar. 'John Clayton?'  'Sulphurea?')
honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens--not sure which cultivar. 'John Clayton?' 'Sulphurea?')

winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Sparkleberry'). fall 2005
winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Sparkleberry'). fall 2005

winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Sparkleberry').  July 2006
winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Sparkleberry'). July 2006

serviceberry (Amelanchier lamarckii). spring 2006
serviceberry (Amelanchier lamarckii). spring 2006

japanese hollies (Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'), blue hollies, serviceberry (Amelanchier lamarckii). fall 2005
japanese hollies (Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'), blue hollies, serviceberry (Amelanchier lamarckii). fall 2005

Soft Touch Japanese holly (Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'). July 2006
Soft Touch Japanese holly (Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'). July 2006

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