The first flowers are poking their heads up; some trees are starting to bloom, and slowly but surely, temperatures are creeping upward here in Bellingham. The skiing on Baker is still great (the base on Pan Dome is 273 inches - which...Show More Summary
Q: Could you tell me what is going on with our Green Giant arborvitae trees? We watered them until they went dormant in winter. A: These plants look like the roots have gotten dry. They might have stopped growing in cold weather but the needles still need water in winter. Try this last ditch remedy: […]
Carl Borgquist wants to spend more than $1 billion to transform a remote butte fringed by pine trees into a giant water battery.
7 PM Oops, Didn't fizzle out after all. Currently no power. Two fires burning. Very heavy wet snow. Big wind just beginning. Trees snapping off. Bread got baked just in time. Yay! Maybe time to dig out the generator. Consider...
Plants from plants: that's LEGO's description for its first sustainable bricks. The company plans to roll out botanical elements like trees, leaves, and bushes manufactured with plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane this year. The move is part of LEGO's goal to utilize only sustainable materials in their packaging and core products by 2030.[...]
aka Awakening. Here, on this little long cloth, nine is, like it often is for me, a seed. This got stitched while I waited because it was small and portable and I had a few home bases prepared for the...
Brother and sister injured in plane crash.
When Deborah Serani’s chronic depression symptoms worsen, color helps to lift the darkness. She finds all kinds of colors by taking a walk and focusing on birds, flowers and trees along the way. Painting and drawing also are pivotal. “The deeper the colors I see […]
Sounds like: Rex Orange County, Albany Lore, C O M M A N D Song: Oliver Tree - Alien Boy What's so good? This track's artwork is embarrassingly close to the look of my youth. If you're attracted to that then definitely hit me up. We could date. You could drive me off into the sunset while I jam on my Gameboy. Show More Summary
Post by Kathleen Wong. Family dynamics are unique to each kin. Some fams are more open with each other than others. But after seeing a hilarious group text, I think we can all agree that model Ashley Graham and her family tree may have just set the bar for #familygoals.
Move over, Matcha! There’s another tea coming to town. The Olive Tree has a rich history, not just as far back as the Bible, but even much further. Once known as the “king of trees” and also said to be the “tree of life” in the Garden of Eden; in … Continue reading ? The post The Olive Tea appeared first on T Ching.
But the saddest thing of all, however. You absolutely cannot un-saw a tree. Author John Green of the Vlogbrothers shared the somber story of the Broccoli Tree, a lone tree that once sat upon Lake Vättern in south central Sweden. Everyday,...Show More Summary
The Broccoli Tree on lake Vättern in Sweden was made famous by Patrik Svedberg, who saw that its beauty was worth sharing. But sharing something means running the risk of losing it. Here's the story from the Vlog Brothers. (YouTube link) Jason Kottke said, Oscar Wilde once wrote that “Each man kills the thing he loves”. Show More Summary
I find it’s always good to include the birds in the trees in your compositions.… Read the post Otonomi – Where To Begin
Those pesky thoughts… No matter where I am, I often find myself thinking about thru hiking. Those thoughts filter into my mind, like the morning light filtering through the trees. I think back to my thru hikes of the Appalachian Trail...Show More Summary
Here are 14 options for satisfying a sweet tooth Pie is a powerful dish, especially in Texas. Here, bakers can pluck pecans straight from the tree or berries from the bush and whip up a round of something sweet in a few hours flat. Fruit and nut varieties abound in Houston, but cream and chocolate options are in no short supply. Show More Summary
This meditation by "The Fault in our Stars" author John Green, "The Broccoli Tree," is definitely worth the just under four minutes it takes to watch it. You might just watch it again. I warned you. Open thread below...
Hiking in winter can be a fabulous experience: fresh powder, sunshine on frosted pine trees, and empty trails all make for unforgettable hiking conditions. Without the proper gear though, this idyllic scene can turn into a miserable experience you’d rather forget. Show More Summary
Several oaks and poplars cut down to dress Karl Lagerfeld’s catwalk at Grand Palais in Paris The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has been criticised by environmentalists after reportedly chopping down several old oak and poplar trees for his Chanel catwalk show. Show More Summary
(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) Ecological theory says that poor soils limit the productivity of tropical forests, but adding nutrients as fertilizer rarely increases tree growth, suggesting that productivity is not limited by nutrients after all. Show More Summary