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Alder in bloom. Now a common sight in February.

On the lakeshore, a smell of springtime mud and wet leaves. Soil microbes are getting a boost from the unseasonably warm air and our noses are soaked in their festivities, an aroma-pulse of decomposition. 239 more words

Trees

Finally

A last picture in the series from Matera, which started here on 22 January. Additional pictures where published from the road in April 2016. You will find them all here.

Photography

It's An Ill Wind.....

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Yesterday evening we dined with Helen, Bill, Shelly, and Ron at Tyrell’s Ford Country Inn and Hotel at Avon, near Christchurch. 554 more words

Summers to stories

Summer is upon us. We have been building up to this hot and humid phase since some time now.  Starting form December last, it has been a dry and dusty three months. 734 more words

Challenge

Trees and We

‘But down deep at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical’

~ Carl Sagan

Nature

Zhang Zhuang

Standing like a tree.  Rooted to the ground, spreading up to heaven.  Feeling the energies opening in my legs, feeling my body temperature rising, my breath deepening into my lower belly.   30 more words

Poplar trees being used in biofuel study

A farm just outside of town on Densmore Road has a rather unusual crop for the area. There are 80 acres of poplar hybrids — more than 115,000 trees that can thrive in marginal soils and grow 30 feet in three years. 11 more words

Albany Democrat Herald