The individual leaves of ferns, known as fronds, remind us of miniature Christmas Trees, especially when there is snow on the ground.
Students from Horace Mann Elementary School had a class project to acquire wreaths to decorate Memorial Park in honor of veterans. The wreaths encircle the Doughboy Statue at the park which was installed at the park in 1925.
By December Garter Snakes have entered their underground homes and crevices for the winter where they can often be found in large numbers together. They enter a phase that is known as brumation, or hibernation-like state.