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No idea what this is, but it’s all over the leaves of the horse chestnut trees near our office.

Not sure if it’s bad, but I’d does make for good pictures…

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monarch resting high
on the Horse Chestnut tree, there
enjoying summer



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Horse Chestnut and Conkers

Horse Chestnut trees have played a role in my life since I was born.  My parents’ garden includes a small wood, predominantly horse chestnut, or conker, trees.   1,250 more words


The Health Benefits of Horse Chestnut

Many indigenous cultures have used herbs and plants in therapeutic capacities to address health issues. This is a tradition and practice that extends to nearly every continent and includes nearly every culture and gives new meaning to “living off the land.” Fortunately, in spite of the advertising and brainwashing initiatives by the pharmaceutical industry, this habit has also taken root in America and over half the population uses some form of herbal therapy. 1,212 more words

Biological Medicine

Bach Flower Essence - White Chestnut – to calm monkey chatter

A few years ago, I remember seeing the Horse Chestnut trees looking very unhappy. Their leaves were mottled badly with brown as if they had been scorched by some form of radiation. 363 more words


Horse Chestnut and Copper Beech, Two Favorite Trees.

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” -Greek Proverb

Two of my favorite shade trees are real beauties: Horse Chestnut and Copper Beech. 443 more words