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Brutally Awesome

It seems like I’m bombarded you guys with gnarled whitebark conifer tree lately. I hope you don’t mind as it is the last of my series of gnarled tree images. 69 more words

Chickaree Builds A Pine Bomb

Yoga in the dawn: our bodies bend into shapes that spell out the alphabet, and we cut the crisp morning light with controlled breathing. Dew drops gleam, translucent on flowering goldenrod. 848 more words


These two pictures were taken by a homeowner who lives south of Ashland at about 3100′. This Great Gray Owl was perched on her porch. The owl stayed around for some photo ops then flew back into the forest. 78 more words


Japanese Cedar III / Cryptomeria japonica

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yellow Twig’ – A rounded form of Japanese Cedar with whipcord branches of a beautiful lime green with some yellow highlights on the new growth. 274 more words


Mugo Pine

Around August each year, nurseries begin to mark down their stock for fire sale. I stopped by Sheridan Nurseries and got this Mugo Pine at 30% off. 279 more words


Two Seedling Cuttings

Today I made two seedling cuttings out of two pine seedlings. One is the sprouted White Pine from a few weeks ago. The other is the one science centre seed that sprouted. 85 more words


White Pine Seedling

Bought some white pine seeds from online, and the instructions calls for a warm stratification of 60 days follow by 90-120 days of cold stratification. I was surprised to find that two seeds were already sprouting close to 60 days of stratification. 103 more words