Posted on April 29, 2018
Even for Ohio it’s been an unusually fitful spring, with a warm sunny day followed by one that is cool cloudy and blustery with maybe a little rain or light snow thrown in for good measure. On a recent sunny day we decided to check out the wildflowers along a “new to us” trail that is accessed off Gardner Rd. in Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. We were not disappointed as we walked through a wonderful arboretum of nature’s spring.
Even with wildflowers to enchant it’s difficult not to notice other things.
They seemed to be getting along just fine . . .
and then . . .
For nature lovers in central Ohio that have never visited Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, do so, this quietist of the Columbus metro area metro parks is one of our favorites. In just a few days we’ve seen a noticeable increase in the green of the forest canopy so the days of spring wildflowers are fleeting. In the last few days there have been reports of an increase of warbler migrants moving though the area so in the near term we will not run out of things to enchant.
Thanks for stopped by.
Category: Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, birding in central ohio, Central Ohio Nature, Central Ohio Parks, Columbus, Griggs Reservoir Park, Nature Photography, Wildflowers Tagged: Blue Jay, Buckeye, Chipping Sparrow, Crabapple, Hispid Buttercup, Jacobs Ladder, King Bird, Large Flowered Bellwort, Large-flowered Trillium, Palm Warbler, Phlox, Purple Cress, Red Winged Blackbird, Spring Azure, Spring Beauty, Starling, Toadshade Trillium, Tree Swallow, Virginia Bluebells, White Trout Lilly, Yellow-rumped Warbler
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