RHODODENDRONS IN BLOOM

RHODODENDRONS IN BLOOM

The park has an extensive collection of native plants and trees throughout the property.  May is especially colorful each year as the naturally occurring rhododendron plants open up in full pink and white bloom.  They are spread throughout the forest, and they range in size from new growth to...

FORESTER SITE EVALUATION AND REPORT

FORESTER SITE EVALUATION AND REPORT

A professional forester from Port Townsend met me at the property for an informative and enjoyable five hours walking through the entire 15 acres. I emphasized that my primary aim for the evaluation was to assess current forest health and determine an action plan for any areas needing proactive...

RHODODENDRON FLOWERS IN BLOOM

RHODODENDRON FLOWERS IN BLOOM

Our property has naturally occurring rhododendrons sprinkled here and there throughout the entire property, including two very large bushes that happen to frame our chosen driveway entrance. Many flowers are pink salmon colored, with other color varieties as well.

HARVESTING NETTLES TO EAT

HARVESTING NETTLES TO EAT

Karen harvested stinging nettles from our land, since the plants are springing up and are at their tender best as young shoots. She later hung them upside down in bunches in our basement, keeping them in a dark, dry location. Nettles have a pretty amazing sting from even the slightest touch. A...