There's something magical about watching the changes this hill has undergone in its normal year cycle. It reminds us we're in constant flux and everything will come back around, so breathe, relax, and enjoy the ride. There's a time for growth, there's a time to be still.
August's scene shows the bigger plants stepping back, the once abundant nettles, waterleaf, and jewelweed are shrinking back down as the Virginia Knotweed rises up and spreads out.
Since 2015 we have been exploring and sharing all the amazing things we’ve found in nature.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who is most often found out in the woods.