French Impressionist Edgar Degas was a great painter, but I have reason to doubt that he could fully appreciate a New England beach in early June.  
Eastern tent caterpillars make silken shelters in the crotch of tree branches. It is hard not to notice the collective squirming of hundreds of hairy...
You can see wintercress, known also as yellow rocket, rocket cress and wound rocket, flowering now.
A cloudy day can make anyone blue, but who would have guessed that it could also make a flower frown? Let me introduce you to the wood anemone.
Leave it to Henry David Thoreau to find stirring strength in putrid plants.
Don’t blame Norway. The invasion of the Norway maple tree on U.S. soil is definitely not the fault of the Norwegians.
Aristotle must have felt wealthy in when he saw a profusion of bright daffodils. “Yellow colored objects,” he said, “appear to be gold.”
Some of our evergreens are struggling. Notice the yellow, brown or red leaves on normally green plants, and the dead-looking limbs on the trees and...
The object of my affection today is the softshell clam, Mya arenaria. With the onset of warmer weather, shellfishing is back on many agendas.