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Collecting seeds from Polylepis australis - the 'filo pastry' tree.

It never ceases to amaze me just how smart plants truly are. I marvel at their complexity, their feats of engineering & effortless artistry. Much can be learnt from these noble ancient lifeforms. 64 more words


Looking fabulous right now:Cercidiphyllum japonicum

I wish you could scratch & smell these photos!

Because, not only does this tree bear a spectacular autumnal display of golden heart-shaped leaves but it also gives off the most gorgeous distinctive ‘candy floss’ fragrance as you pass by these Japanese beauties. 36 more words


The transport system in plants

Only a Hobbit would be able to demonstrate that a plant’s transport system is a tree’s ability to walk to the Tower. In the real world, a plant’s transport system moves water and nutrients throughout the plant. 654 more words

The Plant Kingdom

Albricot (Deciduous Brewing Company)

Style: pLambic with Apricots /Apricot American Wild Ale

4.9% ABV

From: Newmarket, NH

Brewery’s Note: “Our interpretation of a 4.9% abv pLambic (pure culture) aged on a heaping helping of apricots. 693 more words


Sumo shohin trident maple

Here’s one I’ve been working on for about 12 years, maybe longer. It has a fat little base, and wagon-wheel nebari, and is in serious need of refinement. 300 more words


What’s the first thing you do when you return home from a trip? Most gardeners will immediately head outside to see what has changed even before they unpack and I’m no exception. 275 more words


Deciduous Leaf

A deciduous leaf is a leaf from a tree that loses its leaves during the fall and winter seasons.  As the leaves die, many turn a stunning color, generally orange, yellow, red, or brown.   22 more words