8:00 AM. 68.5 degrees, wind SW, calm. The sky is partly cloudy and the barometer predicts the same. It will be fine weather for the Art Show.
Spotted knapweed, Centaurea maculosa, is an invasive weed of lawns, gardens and fields. It can be a threat to sandy native ecosystems. The plant is a skin irritant, so wear gloves and long sleeves when handling it.
Red twigged dogwood, Corns racemosa, berries are ripening, they are quite pretty, not really edible, but not poisonous either.