Clark University’s Hadwen Arboretum

I am always eager to explore nearby hiking sites. Sometimes, I will look at Google Maps to discover green spaces. I came across a place called Hadwen Arboretum at Clark University. Although I have spent most of my life in Worcester, and even attended Clark University, I had never heard of Hadwen Arboretum. Obadiah HadwenContinue reading “Clark University’s Hadwen Arboretum”

Early July on the Hellstrip

The milkweed flowers wither and give way to their plump, silk filled pods. Purple Coneflowers (Echinacea purpura) begin to open, attracting cheerful bees. The Indian Blankets (Gaillardia pulchella) continue to bloom – their red and gold petals contrast the tall green milkweed stalks.