• Sierra Foothills

    Changes at Sierra Foothill Garden

    by  • March 13, 2013 • Sierra Foothills

    Hello! Just wanted all my blog followers to know that I have switched from WordPress.com to WordPress.org and now my url is www.sierrafoothillgarden.com. What led to this change? First, I found that I need to go back to work temporarily…hopefully for just a few years. This is a big change in lifestyle for me,...

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    Morning snowy foggy tree

    by  • February 18, 2012 • Sierra Foothills, Weather, Winter

    Across the valley, where Willow Creek flows south, there is a tall sugarpine that becomes backlit at a certain point in the morning.  It must be on our side of the mountain, but far below.  Here it is in November: Early morning, February 15th, I woke up to see everything covered in a frosting...

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    Our valley, one view, two photos

    by  • January 25, 2012 • Sierra Foothills, Weather, Winter

    The first photo is from a set taken this month after a small fire broke out in the valley a mile up from my California mountain garden. It shows a Ponderosa pine tree superimposed over the column of smoke.  The second photo shows the same tree appearing through the gathering storm.  Welcome rain! The...

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