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At the Mercy of Electricity

Above: Lepanthopsis Astrophora

Below: A mishmash of indoor seedlings and tropicals that rely on my power not going out for any significant time to survive the winter.

Nature

Nepenthes, Pre-Winter

Even as the weather turns bitter, the first snow falls, and life outdoors slows to a halt in preparation for dormancy. Things that are indoors, tricked into a false sense of security by electric warmth, continue to truck along.

Nature

Feed Me, Seymour: A Plant Trap Close-Up

I was crossing a wooden footbridge in the H.L. Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and there it was. The sign. 521 more words

Life

Eatey plants research

Rapid plant movement is a thing:

The mimosa plant withdraws its leaves when touched to protect them from hungry creatures.

The venus flytrap is another example of rapid plant movement. 259 more words

BA7

Pitcher Plants growing in open field


These picture plants grow in an open field at the end of a runway at a small town airport here where I live. I had noticed something growing there several times as I passed by. 21 more words

Photography

A Walk in October (2014)

Rose; October 2014 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond, Virginia

October 2014 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond, Virginia

October 2014 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond, Virginia… 817 more words

Virginia