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Deciduous Hollies

Holly (Ilex spp.) species can be found in temperate and tropic zones throughout the world. You can recognize a holly by its simple, alternate leaves which are sometimes prickly on the edges. 411 more words

Exploring The Herbarium Collection

Winter Bonsai Blues

Looks like I have some weeding to do. Being that it’s winter, there’s not much else to do, though. I’m bored. Well…..I might can do a little….. 34 more words

Winter Bonsai Blues

Looks like I have some weeding to do. Being that it’s winter, there’s not much else to do, though. I’m bored. Well…..I might can do a little….. 1,531 more words

Bonsai

TBT: Chinese Elm, 1999

What: sweet Chinese Elm with some serious age
Where: Belonged to the DSM Botanical Center
When: pruned and wired, 1999

Deciduous

Winter pruning of Japanese Maple

When the fall color is just passing it’s prime, it’s a good time to remove leaves and do a little winter pruning on maples. The leaves tend to come off easily, and it’s a good idea to clean them all off to expose any bugs or eggs that may be hiding out for the winter. 94 more words

Pinching, Pruning

What lingers is sadness

Some of the late
autumn trees
still hold their leaves.
They fill-in
behind those
for whom the last leaf
has long-ago
moved on.
The beautiful austerity… 77 more words

Poetry