The Middlebury Landscape

January 6, 2014

Water, water everywhere

Filed under: Weather — Tim Parsons @ 8:09 pm  Tagged , , , ,

So we had some rain today. January is starting out with a bang-it didn’t get above 0 degrees for several days last week, and this morning was 50 degrees and raining. Rain of biblical proportions, with the rain gauge at the track saying .88″ of rain, most of it falling between 7:30-10:30, up to a […]

July 9, 2012

The Juice Bar at Crossroads Cafe

Filed under: Random Thoughts — Tim Parsons @ 6:09 pm  Tagged ,

I make no excuses for not blogging. I’m not one of those super-organized, or super-marketeer landscapers who spends the slow winter writing blog posts to store them for slow release all summer. No, we spent the snowless winter busily pruning more trees in one winter than the previous 3, and my dream list of blog […]

July 10, 2011

A Wednesday Thunderstorm

Filed under: Trees,Weather — Tim Parsons @ 6:05 pm  Tagged , , , , ,

Last wednesday we had a rip-banger. Thunderstorms developed in the hot summer air over Northern New York, and built as they tracked across the lake. The line continued to build once across the lake, and erupted on top of Middlebury. I was sitting at home, (I was at work early), watching lightening strike all around […]

February 4, 2011

Edge and Atwater

Filed under: Atwater Contest — Tim Parsons @ 2:56 pm  Tagged , ,

Yes, dear readers, I’m still cheating on you on another blog. The Atwater contest is nearing completion, though, and in one of the final posts for Turf Battle I’m again writing about a landscape concept you all might find interesting. I write about Edge, and how it effects the composition of masses and spaces within […]

February 17, 2010

Plants of a (mis)Spent Youth

Filed under: Random Thoughts — Tim Parsons @ 8:53 pm  Tagged , , ,

Friends ask me how I got into this line of work. How do can I explain it to a non-plant person? It’s all about the plants, after all, but how? What is it about the flowers, or the mulch, or the dirt? How did I get from playing Led Zeppelin on my eight track, painting my parent’s house white […]

December 16, 2009

McCullough Plaza Rocks

Filed under: Geology — Tim Parsons @ 8:13 pm  Tagged , ,

A new category in the Middland blog, and a guest post to boot. I’m sure most of you have seen the new plaza at McCullough, but have you noticed the rocks out there?

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