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Back yard progress report #2

It’s late July. We’ve installed the edging around our lawn oval, taken up about half of the sod outside the oval, and cut down the Amur maple in front of the fence. 270 more words


Trees Planted 2017

Bur Oak – Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak – Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak – Quercus macrocarpa

Oak Swamp White – Quercus bicolor

Bur Oak – Quercus macrocarpa… 52 more words


Tree Planting

Last month, my ecology class went to the nature reserve on our campus to plant trees and collect data on past tree planting excursions done by past groups in this course. 92 more words

Handcrafted Log Homes are Back

Sustainable, Beautiful & Energy Efficient Large Logs Make for Unique Homes

Canadians have a long history of appreciation for building with wood; there was a time when log cabins and log homes were all that many of our ancestors knew. 777 more words


Thirsty Thursday

Another day, another rainstorm here in northern Virginia. One that clear up quickly.

This one knocked all the ‘flowers’ from the White Pine trees.

Hopefully this means the worst of their pollen is gone! 8 more words

Backyard Habitat

10 Survival Trees EVERYONE Should Plant On Their Property

Trees have always been one of nature’s most valuable commodities, and have provided us with immense benefits including food, housing, and different sorts of odds and ends. 40 more words

Tree Snags for Wildlife

This is a story about the management of a landscape tree in decline, management with an underlying theme of benign neglect.

Last summer I heard the unmistakable sound of a Pileated Woodpecker hammering on a large old white pine tree near the edge of the lawn. 179 more words

Nature Photography