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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wings in the Forest--Fall Chronicle 2011

How Busy have we been?  Let's see--so busy that I have not had time to update you on our adventures on a weekly bases or even a monthly bases--I am counting on seasonal updates.  If you need a good reason to get out of the house during the cold season feel free to join us.  For more information click here or email Melanie@alifeoflessons.com


Some of the things we have found--                                                        

                Lots of Big Mushrooms 

         tiny toads       

                            Woolly     Bear     Caterpillars              

A less than happy raccoon 

                                   Lost and Cold Honey Bee


Some things we created!
Chalked the world, designed our own villages and made seed bombs! 

Time We Spent with New Friends and Old Friends...

Work we Did...

         Cleaned the leaves out of the pond at
Rockwood Nature Center!
Prepared the new garden for winter

Preparing the Bread

Making Hot Coals
 Baked Bread, not only in the ground but in the cold rain and still managed to overcook it...the grown-ups were super excited that it worked the little ones were surprised that it tasted so good!

Bread Baking
Yummy Bread


A gardener learns more in the mistakes than in the successes. --Barbara Dodge Borland

Lettuce Cover Crop

Jerusalem Artichokes/Sunchokes

Flower from Sunchokes


We celebrated Martinmas with our handmade lanterns and traditional songs.  
Here is the link for the Martinmas story.

Our Trip to Carter Mountain