For more than twenty years I've been wandering the woods and waterways of Saratoga County, New York, looking closely, listening carefully. We are blessed in this county with an amazing amount of wilderness right at hand. With this blog I will share a year of adventuring here, seeking out what wonders await in my own Madagascar close to home.
Friday, November 16, 2018
No, it's not winter yet. Officially, not for more than a month. But these snow-mounded shrubs in my yard sure had a Christmassy look to them today, revealing how Ilex verticillata came to acquire the common name of Winterberry.