Posts Categorized: Nature and Wildlife

Connect with Nature

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Being in nature and connecting with nature aren’t the same thing, as is so wisely pointed out in the excerpt below from a blog post written by Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children: When outdoors, many people are so engrossed in their own private concerns that they notice little of their surroundings. I… Read more »

A Day in the Valley

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Helen sharing cherries

One of the most beautiful things about living at Laurelwood is the incredible beauty that surrounds us. The rolling hills, the coast range mountains, the orchard, the chickens, the neighbor’s horses, the ponds, the trees and the fresh air. All this gives us a sense of serenity and quietude; a union with nature and all life that is directly… Read more »

Spring has Sprung

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Sharon

Our 3rd spring at Laurelwood is here. First to arrive to this festive event were the colorful hyacinths, daffodils and tulips. The sweet fragrance of daphne and cherry blossoms waft through the air along with the chime sounds, blowing softly from under the old weeping birch. The fragrant lilac blooms, bouquets of rhododendrons and rose… Read more »