Hiking through Wildflowers on George Pyne Trail at Penny’s Bend

Soon the trail reached level ground, and I found myself hiking through a grove of pine trees. Gradually the pine trees gave way to oak trees, and then the oak trees gave way to a meadow. And along this meadow, there were numerous wildflowers. … More Hiking through Wildflowers on George Pyne Trail at Penny’s Bend

American Sycamore: The White Tree with a Hollow Trunk That Loves the Water

The American sycamore has a long history of use — as a source of drinking water, syrup, tonic, remedy, and construction material. Occasionally, living sycamores have even been used as temporary dwellings by humans and their livestock. … More American Sycamore: The White Tree with a Hollow Trunk That Loves the Water