In 2012 I made my first visit to the Shirley Miller Wildfower Trail; the area is known as the “Pocket “ in North Georgia (near Lafayette) and was amazed at the variety of wildflowers, including trilliums, foamflower, violets and columbine just to name a few. The timing of our visit was such that the Virginia bluebells, Mertensia virginica
, had already bloomed. Still, I was in awe of this botanical treasure and vowed to return.
This year, with the cold winter and reluctant spring, I...
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