I mentioned in my previous post that it’s becoming more evident just how urbanized the forests in the city have become. The pandemic has made this worse, with people looking for ways to get outside and away from their neighbourhoods.Continue reading
With Earth Day being this week, I tried to focus on the nature theme; not that it’s any different from the other weeks…
April 19, 2021
The forests are continuing to bloom, with frogs and birds becoming more vocal.Continue reading
Whether it was because I was rushing for a last minute picture, or I didn’t have my camera with me, I had to rely on my iPhone for a few shots this week.
April 12, 2021
This bougainvillea sits in our office near the window. The actual flower part is only the little white ones in the centre.Continue reading
With the sudden warming temperatures, we are starting to see some spring flowers in the forest and along the trails. As I was looking for my daily picture, I realized I had accumulated a few shots that could make up a post all on their own. I used my PictureThis phone app to identify many of these flower species.
I didn’t need an app for this one! Ontario’s provincial flower is usually recognized as the white variety, but the red trillium is also quite common. The trillium is a very sensitive plant; if picked or cut, it could take up to seven years for the trillium flower to bloom again. I ended up laying down flat on the ground to get this shot, luckily it was pretty dry in that area.Continue reading
A little late getting this post up this week, as it’s been a hectic week. Between sudden COVID measure changes, a busy week at work, volunteer meetings, and a bit of yard work, the week flew by.
April 5, 2021
Our tomato and pepper seedlings have been doing really well. At the time of this post, we have 25 of each!Continue reading
With March now behind us and Spring in full swing, I was able to get outside a lot this week and really enjoy the weather.
March 29, 2021
While I still manage to get a shot every day, that is the easiest part of my Year in Photos goal.Continue reading