Spring is starting to show its beauty in the hills of southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas. The black-and-white landscape of these awe-inspiring forested hills will soon be all dressed out in green. The serviceberry tree will be the first to adorn the Ozarks hills with its white blossoms. Thousands of redbud trees with their purplish-tinged blooms will follow. Everyone’s favorite, the dogwood tree, will soon join the party.
Spring, in this part of America, is a time of beautiful wildflowers, warm breezes, gentle rains, gobbling turkeys, and hungry fish. Paraphrasing the famous song “The Hills are Alive” in The Sound of Music, sung by Julie Andrews, the hills are alive with the …READ MORE
by Larry Whiteley
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