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Marriage of convenience with a fungus: Equal for all plants, or just some?

Thanks to a fungus, the medicinal plant ribwort plantain gains a higher concentration of the defensive compound catalpol. Biologists at Bielefeld University report this discovery in a study to be published in the scientific journal Nature Communications… 487 more words

The night the cold killed the mallee: extreme events & climate change

My toes knows it’s cold outside. Me nose knows too. And me ear.
Our thin nylon tent holds little warmth.

Last night the mercury fell to –2°C in the mallee. 1,424 more words

Environment

A sky garden on the ground

When you think of a sky garden, you immediately conjure up ideas of these great floating expanses of plants hovering up among the clouds. And that is exactly what Diarmuid Gavin’s 2011 Chelsea Flower Show show-garden looked like. 366 more words

Garden

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This post was originally posted here, on the Arctic Research blog of the Interact network.

We are back in Abisko after two months. Right before the start of the rainy autumn weather – it might fall upon us on our last day – we are here to harvest the seedlings of our two-year experiment. 160 more words

Science

a portal to the other world

I need to do this more often; just wander through landscapes that have strong undercurrents. There’s no excuse as the Chanctonbury Ring is only about an hour away to the west along the coast road. 682 more words

Poetry

THE GREEN WITCH


She is connected to the Land and of the Wild

Having a deep relationship with the Plants She uses for Magick and Medicine

Breathe deeply…and begin to notice the details of the Plants using your senses… 403 more words

Magickal Arts

Sin D's World reblogged this on Symbologist's Journal and commented:

  Nature, all of nature, is energy. The frequency of each plant, each life, balance and uplift ours.

Migrants and Mimics of Late Summer

The sun shines brightly above, warm upon your back. In the distance, you see a white mass that looks like a small island.

After closer examination, you can see that the mass is not an island, but hundreds of birds, specifically American white pelicans. 507 more words

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