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Natural History Quests

My first natural history “quest”, one pursued by many others as well, was to see 700 species of birds in the continental U. S. and Canada (hereafter, “North America”, even though properly that should also include Mexico through the Panama isthmus). 937 more words

Chipmunk

Easy Combinations for Winter

The secret to adding winter interest to the garden is to create mini vignettes using just two or three elements. These colorful clusters will draw your eye and hold attention better than dotting individual evergreens around the landscape. 643 more words

Foliage

Sunday Trees - Nov 20th

Towering high towards the sky these giants are.

Photography

Ginko biloba

Scientific name: Ginko biloba

Family: GINKOACEAE

Common names: “Maidenhair tree” “fossil tree” “ginko nut” “icho”

Plant Type: Deciduous conifer tree

Conditions:

Zone: 6-9

Light: Full sun – part shade… 141 more words

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Thuja occidentalis 'Pyramidalis'

Scientific name: Thuja occidentalis ‘Pyramidalis’

Family: CUPRESSACEAE

Common names: “Thuja” “Arborvitae” “Cedar”

Plant Type: Evergreen conifer shrub

Conditions:

Zone: 2-7

Light: Full sun – semi-shade… 121 more words

Shrub

Taxus baccata 'Repandens'

Scientific name: Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’

Family: TAXACEAE

Common names: “Spreading English yew”

Plant Type: Evergreen conifer shrub

Conditions:

Zone: 5-9

Light: Full sun – deep shade… 99 more words

Shrub

Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Pendulum'

Scientific name: Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pendulum’

Family: CUPRESSACEAE

Common names: “Weeping sequioa”

Plant Type: Evergreen conifer tree

Conditions:

Zone: 6-9

Light: Full sun – 1/4 shade… 115 more words

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