Tag: creek

A Little Rain, Another Big Mess

We had a little flooding problem here at the farm — not the kind that washes away houses and highways.  The driveway and some fences are a bit worse for wear, though. This dirt path to the little creek is now a gravel...

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Notes from a creekside stroll

Two small, spring-fed creeks flow past the fencelines onto our farm, then merge into one not far from the house.  The upper branch drains a larger area and sometimes floods out of its banks, but its spring isn’t as...

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Burnt oak grove

West of the house, several acres of mature oaks border a tiny creek. That section now looks like this. The healthy trees should be fine, and I’m sure the undergrowth will recover nicely. Right now though, every step...

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