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Poet's Corner: Hidden

...There is beauty in stark as a contrast To the fullness of summer. I behold shapes My eyes don't notice until the first frosts andSnows of winter outline every fence post, Every branch and standing grass, and peekingFrom between the trunks of stark...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-10-21/poets-corner-hidden
Arts & Entertainment
Poet's Corner: The Last Rose of Summer

...melancholy wayOh last rose of Summer can't you forever stay I'll coddle and protect you, guard your every moveBut Autumn frosts are coming, driving rain you'll disapprove So linger in the sunshine as you blush throughout the dayOh last rose of Summer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-10-07/poets-corner-the-last-
Arts & Entertainment
Sterling Community News

I think it is official, fall is here. We have had two killing frosts. All the tender plants in my garden are done, but I still have some hardy cabbage plants, carrots and peas that are hanging...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092407/people_3923.shtml
Fresh snow frosts peninsula ski trails

Freshly fallen snow has softened some trails, but trail groomers say trail conditions remain good for people looking to burn some energy on cross-country skis after a cold snap that had some huddling indoors for several days.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011207/outdoors_0112out002.shtml
Outdoors
Quince: Grow and taste the 'forbidden fruit'

...quince's beauty is more subdued, as white, sometimes pink blossoms unfold. These single blossoms rarely get nipped by frost because they appear relatively late in spring at the tips of new shoots. Growth beyond these flowering shoots is from stems...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-11-12/quince-grow-and-taste-the-forbid
Outdoors
Springtime presents opportunities to learn about invasive plants

...outcompete native vegetation in a variety of ways: increased frost tolerance, swift germination, affixation of nitrogen or ability...as it is the last grass to stay bright green even after mild frosts. It grows up to six feet tall, and can grow in such dense...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-04-27/springtime-presents-opportunitie
Outdoors
Aspens not safe from infestations

...feed on them and appear as tiny white adult moths in about three weeks. The hearty moths endure heavy summer rains and autumn frosts, and overwinter on the forest floor beneath the snow. "Eventually (aspen leaf miner infestation) will shorten the life...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071507/news_3090.shtml
Contributions make SMS fundraiser a huge success

...Peih from Peih Preserves. We'd also like to thank Senator and Mrs. Wagoner, the Blackwells, Arthurs, Duseks, Glaves, Frosts, Hollands, Belluominis, Larry and Rachel Erickson, Grahams, Dennas, Carlsons, Rebekah Garlock, Gilmores, Kurt and Amy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-09/contributions-make-sms-fu
Letters
Budding out

...boundaries spring and autumn frosts set outdoors. The structures...and lose their starts to late frost. "We started things a little...boundaries spring and autumn frosts set outdoors. The structures...and lose their starts to late frost. "We started things a little...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031200/lif_031200lif009.html
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives

...ACT Donations ease holiday stress Obituaries Bobby E. ?Gene? McBride Outdoors Moose gone wild Fresh snow frosts peninsula ski trails Climate change on the Kenai Peninsula: Cooked moose? Outdoors Briefs Religion Your year...

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