A spring walk for cottonwoods

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The other day we went for a walk in search of cottonwood buds to make infused oil.

DSC_0049-small DSC_0051-smallWe saw other plants too. Indian Plum.

Last year we missed the buds, we went too late.

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But this year we were right on time to find the buds at a perfect time.

DSC_0052-smallOregon Grape.

DSC_0053-smallElderberry.

DSC_0060-small DSC_0064-smallOregon Grape.

DSC_0065-small DSC_0066-smallBlack Hawthorne.

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And a Garter Snake. The infused oil not hard at all to make, and a great oil to have on hand.  I’m excited.

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