The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Tag: tree

Underneath This Tree

song by Sean Oshima Editor’s note: Another beauty from Maine’s first family of music, the Oshimas!

The Spruce

text by Jonathan Ives My mind races as I sit silently with my hands folded in my lap. All around me in a circle twenty others bow their heads reverently. A violent wind shakes the building, causing me to look out the window. A winter storm hit our area over the weekend and forced me and my […]

Light Snow

photograph by John Ames Just enough snow for a lovely little highlight.

A Very Small Tree

text and photograph by Jennifer Steen Booher of Quercus Design The only part of my garden that gets weeded regularly are the edges by the front walk. As I go in and out of the house I notice weeds, pull them, and usually leave them on the sidewalk as I run off to my appointment. […]

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson

The Old Apple Tree

text and photographs by John Ames This photograph is of an old apple tree growing on the edge of my brother’s field near Rockport Harbor. A week or so ago, one of its main branches broke in an ice storm and now lies twisted, touching the ground. My brother’s wife will probably get him to cut […]

Scenes From A Walk

photographs and text by Lisa Dorr of Le Bouton Studio today i brought the camera with me. i try to walk ayer ridge road a few times a week. so pretty, and so quiet. look at these colors! xx

North Branch Farm: Grafting Tutorial

photographs and text by North Branch Farm Someday, when I create a farm calendar, the months will be: January, February, March, Apple, May, etc…and happily, as of today, bench grafting of apples (and some minor amounts of other fruit trees) is complete.  Below you will find Elsie’s photo tutorial of how to make a whip-and-tongue […]

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