Saturday, June 3, 2023
Spring ephemerals

Julie Geiss has been enjoying spring's offerings close to home, searching her woods for ramps and wildflowers.
Chagrin River

Julie Geiss and her husband visited Chagrin Falls to explore the South Chagrin Reservation.

Julie Geiss decided to head north into Ashtabula County to visit Harpersfield Covered Bridge and Geneva on the Lake.
Linville Falls

Choosing the scenic route on their way back to Ohio from North Carolina, Julie Geiss and her daughter stopped to visit Linville Falls.
Mount Mitchell

Julie Geiss and her daughter continue their trip, making it to the summit of Mount Mitchell — the highest point in elevation east of the Mississippi.
Blue Ridge Parkway

It took her a little over four decades to tour the Blue Ridge Parkway, but Julie Geiss finally made the trip along the peaks of the Appalachian Mountains.
Chimney Rock

Julie Geiss and her oldest daughter recently visited Chimney Rock, located about 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, to take in early spring.
Whipp's Ledges

Julie Geiss and her son enjoy a rock climbing adventure at Whipp's Ledges, a part of Hinckley Reservation and the Cleveland Metroparks.
The grist mill in Garrettsville

For Presidents Day this year, Julie Geiss wanted to hike somewhere with ties to a president. She chose the quaint village of Garrettsville, Ohio.
A mature redbud tree in the spring

Before Julie Geiss gets caught up in the excitement of spring gardening, she finds herself concerned about her Eastern redbud tree.