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SANGUE DE DRAGÃO: seus usos e histórias

Algumas árvores do gênero Dracaena (cerca de 40 espécies) produzem uma seiva avermelhada quando a casca é retirada ou cortada. A maioria das espécies do gênero… 832 more words

Dragon Tree: Branches Cut

Prompted by my recent visit from a termite inspector, I successfully cut a few small branches from my dragon trees. I took 3 branches from the larger tree and 1 branch from the smaller tree. 281 more words


The Botanic Garden, Gran Canaria

It takes some finding, but the Botanic Garden on Gran Canaria, more formally the Jardin Botanico, Viera y Clavijo, is well worth a visit if you are interested in the flora of this and the other Canary Islands or if you want a quiet place to visit; a breather after the frenetic pace of life in the Capital or the southern resorts. 557 more words


Kitten vs. Plant: Kitten Winning

After my mother-in-law died, we began to remove her personal effects from the house. Things went quickly. Pretty soon, the rooms were sparse, and they looked sad. 406 more words

Female Hooded Oriole on a Dragon Tree Seed Stalk

It’s been three years since I was last able to photograph a hooded oriole in my yard. This time, my camera was close at hand to capture an image of this beautiful female. 110 more words


Back from Tenerife

I am sorry for the delay in posting but I got back with the group with the Travel Department last night and after getting to bed at 2am today and back to work at 8am I have just been sorting a few photos – washing all done and dried thanks to a brisk breeze today. 402 more words

Dragon Tree Cuttings Are Busting Out of Their Containers!

Nearly six years ago, I had several branches trimmed from my oldest, primary dragon tree because they were growing into the roof of my garage. I promptly put the cuttings into 5-gallon plastic containers filled with soil and watered every few weeks and left them in my back yard to enjoy their lives! 181 more words