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June 2016

A Leisurely Walk Around the Celery Farm

Did a double loop around the CF today, with clippers and a point-and-shoot. No binoculars.

Biggest highlight was a Great Spangled Fritillary at the Butterfly Garden.  (If you love Cabbage Whites, they were here by the dozen.)

Second-biggest highlight was meeting a charming family visiting from Scotland, who loved the Celery Farm.

Third-biggest (secondhand) highlight was a woman and her three young daughters who saw a Red Fox. 

How cool is all that?

(A big thank you to all the volunteers who make the garden grow so great.)

A Memorable Celery Farm Moment

The Celery Farm holds lots of wonderful memories for so many of us, but it may be hard to top Lori Bonomo and her boyfriend Adam, who share this story from a year ago today. Lori writes:

It had been a rainy weekend and I was preparing for a job interview.
So we had been stuck inside. On Saturday Adam said he heard the sun may finally come out late Sunday afternoon. If it did, did I want to go to the Celery Farm, (a favorite spot of ours), to get some fresh air and a little exercise?
I told him I would "let him know..."
Poor guy! Lol
Lucky for him, ok and for me!  The weather cleared and I agreed to go!  I felt prepared for the upcoming interview and I was looking forward to getting out of the house. 
So off we go and little did I know, Adam had a big surprise waiting for me.
But there was a slight snag in the plans...

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