Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Pictures of Pine Island.....

Took a drive Sunday through the Pine Island Black Dirt area. It is so beautiful!

This area takes its name from the dark, extremely fertile soil left over from an ancient glacial lake bottom augmented by decades of past flooding of the Wallkill River. The 26,000 acres (10,400 ha) of muck left over is the largest concentration of such soil in the United States outside the Florida Everglades.

The harvested fields look amazing with a back drop of the trees and hills!

I think this shot is my favorite of all the pictures I took this day....the new lettuces and the contrasting black dirt looked amazing.....

Another shot of the harvested fields showing the impressive back ground with a view of the High Point New Jersey Monument...

It was an amazing day taking "pretty pictures" of beautiful scenery!

1 comment:

  1. I especially like the pic of the rows of lettuce!