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Carden Cove Rambling

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Hang on to summer. But fall is coming and that's my absolute favourite season. It's all good. It's been a very busy week or so, the mind is tired, and so the photos will have to speak for themselves.

Mink Falls

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Meander with me over to Mink Falls. This little gem is close to where I live and is typical of the terrain and plentiful waterfalls in the region. Most are hard to get to. This one is not. On a very hot day there is no place better on the planet than to be sitting under the water falls. Sans clothing is good too . Anyhow, tonight was just an opportunity for photographs and to be with a friend. We looked at the nepheline syenite rock and saw how the natural jointing in it made it weak along certain perpendicular planes. When the last glaciation event occurred around here, a mere 10,000 years ago, the huge ice sheets plucked these blocky boulders away and helped to produce this cliff. While my dogs went wading and swimming, a couple was fishing a little below the falls. And as we were about to leave, a family arrived and sat for a picnic on the ledges above the falls. A glorious day to be alive. Glad you meandered over here with me.


Mystery Plant Identification

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Hello My Fellow Gardeners; I've been in this house two summers now and I stil don't know what this plant is. (I can't seem to move photos around very easily in this format, so I am referring to the fourth photo. It grows easily in the corner of my garden, climbing the wooden fence and threatening my neighbours' extensive backyards. It has a woody vine. Little berry or grape-like clusters (could it be a wierd variant of a grape?). I don't even recall seeing the little berry-like things last year. And there are tiny pale yellow flowers.
So anyone out there with the knowledge?
And just because its so lovely, a couple more garden shots for my friends.