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Breeze blows leaves of a musty-colored yellow

The trees got a little more naked since I took this…


Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum
Common name: horse chestnut
Family name: Sapindaceae
Type: deciduous tree

-“EAST-CU-LUS hippocastanum”
-named “horse” chestnut because of its large size
-pointy green husk… 43 more words


Good girth! Hughenden horse-chestnut breaks UK record to kick off National Tree Week

A 300 year old horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) on the National Trust’s Hughenden estate in Buckinghamshire has been declared the largest horse-chestnut in the country. 410 more words

National Trust

The Storms Have Come and Gone.

But here is one last picture of my favourite Horse Chestnut fully clothed and gleaming.


The Fox

Once, there was a fox who lost her way in the woods. She came upon a tribe of flickers and switches. The flickers said that foxes were either dogs or not dogs. 582 more words

The Slumbering Giant

Old horse chestnut tree, with the last brittle fingers of leaf about to fall.