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Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden

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Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden is different to most Botanic Gardens. It is more like a forest and has many different paths and areas of interest. 37 more words

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Halvor on Lookout

My husband, who took this photo, is building a gated fence around our small orchard, which has provided our visiting deer a feast of plums, apples, pears, and grapes. 16 more words


Madrid, day 2.

We were blessed with another fine, sunny day in Madrid. Even though Madrid has many galleries and museums the weather dictated that we should start the day in one of their other beautiful assets, Buen Retiro park. 399 more words


How Many Trees On This Planet?

The scientific journal Nature is not one of our regular sources for stories here, but when the Science section of the Times points out a good story, we listen. 401 more words


Autumn flowers

Autumn is a glorious time in Germany. Leaves change colour; the green of forests slowly give way to gold. The sky can be overcast, but when the sun is out, the light on the leaves is a wonderful sight. 106 more words


Dark matter and stardust

I love it when black hollyhocks appear, having self-seeded. It’s like having Edgar Allen Poe or Neil Gaiman popping in for a cup of tea. 51 more words


Wellness Walls: A Look at Leaves and their Long-lasting Allure

Last week’s GreenBuild/ ABX2017Expo in Boston boasted a mind-boggling 550+ exhibitors and 75+ product categories focused on sustainable building—from insulation to solar panels. As the escalator descended to the 12-acre exhibit space, I felt that Robin Williams’ … 452 more words