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The first blossoms on my Forelle pear tree. That droplet was not on the lens. It was suspended from a spider’s web.

My Garden

New to science: August 2016

Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been found. 339 more words

New To Science

The Pear Tree

The Pear Tree
There He stood
In the middle of the garden
Young and with tender leaves

A gift
For this marriage of sorrows… 370 more words

Pear Tree

The Pears

You might remember that across Europe spring threatened to come a lot earlier this year, resulting in unusually for December-January high temperatures. That made us start pruning the vines on Boxing Day instead of February as everyone feared buds coming out on unpruned vines. 543 more words

Organic Garden

Stolen Pears

We didn’t consider the pears to be ripe enough to pick, and now this picture of ripening pears is all we will get this year from this tree. 41 more words


Anjou Gems

Cupped in parchment,
reproductive parts
open shamelessly
to bumblebees,
and the chances in
pear-honey afternoons.
After dark,
as though, they’ve
captured light,
flowers cluster, ghostly… 76 more words

Pear Tree

Pear Tree
The house

At 726 Rutger Street

Had an old pear tree in the back yard
Trunk twisted,

Like God had reached down

And spun the body while the roots were set… 446 more words