Tag Archives: Kalmia latifolia

04.05.2021 Monochrome Monday-Jennison Road

Mountain Laurel branches develop some nice shape. Although dead, I liked the curves combined with the stump. Last year was a downer for Mountain Laurel flowers.  The year before was glorious and I am hoping for a rebound this year.

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06.18.2020 It’s Mountain Laurel Season Again!

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07.05.2019 Mountain Laurel is still hanging in there

But just barely.  Most of the flowers clusters now have a few browned ones so close ups were out.  But yesterday I was able to re-shoot this image that I had done with the phone last weekend. It’s not exactly … Continue reading

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06.26.2019 Finishing up with the Mountain Laurel for 2019

I’ve often admired our woodlands filled with spring white provided by the mountain laurels.  Some years are more prolific than others and this has been one of those years.  Their bloom is winding down, but for a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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06.23.2019 Surrounded by Laurel

What a year Mountain Laurel is having.  Everywhere is loaded with abundant blooms.  Driving through North Quabbin on the road to The Federated Women’s Club State Forest and Quabbin Gate 36, one can’t help but notice the woods filled thick … Continue reading

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06.20.2019 Two different views of Mountain Laurel

Two more views of Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia). The first was made with the 70-200 which allowed for a full frame, more or less, and some soft background blooms. The second with the 180. Now to try to find a … Continue reading

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06.16.2019 Mountain Laurelpalooza

It is finally Mountain Laurel season and that was the focus for today. It started with this reflection landscape at Hawley Reservoir in Pelham. From there, the tour went to Shutesbury.  Actually it was a brief tour with only two … Continue reading

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06.28.2016 I survived

Thank you everyone for the nice comments regarding Bentley.  We are liking him a lot, but the house training issue is troubling.  It’s only two days so far so too early to really judge him on that but worrisome. Last … Continue reading

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