Flooding of Stoney Creek

Heavy rain and thunderstorms moved through Virginia today. In Shenandoah county, our ponds, streams, and creeks are all swollen. Stony Creek looks more like a river at the end of the day. When we drove over the bridge, it was at 4 feet. (click the photos to enlarge)

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Flooded Road

Debris in Flooded Creek

Stoney Creek Flood Marker

flooded Stoney Creek

*** This site is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.***

2011 First Harvest – Daffodils in the Shenandoah Valley

daffodils

Weeks of bemoaning our late-blooming daffodils paid off this week as waves of yellow and white blooms popped out of the green. The smallest blooms (those with the orange-tipped coronas) are planted in great swaths around the edge of the forest, and they all are nodding in the early afternoon breeze.

We aren’t […]

Vegetable Garden Evolution – 4.8.11

Here we go! We are long overdue,  but we’re going to do it —  we’re going to get the garden in shape!

The below picture is actually from last year. It’s been really rainy of late, and we haven’t been able to get any good pictures. The garden actually looks worse now —  it is […]

White and Purple Violas – Wordless Wednesday

white and purple violas

 

 

*** This site is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.***

Snow in the Allegheny Range…in April

Last night it snowed on the mountains, and it’s a really pretty site…even though it is April 1! Not an April Fool’s joke, folks!

Snow Allegheny Range

Snow Allegheny Range

Snow Allegheny Range

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