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Category Archive for 'Trees'
Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees by Nalini M. Nadkarni University of California Press, 2008. How best to describe Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees? A compendium of facts, anecdotes, literature, and images pertaining to human interaction with trees? Tree canopy biologist, Nalini Nadkarni, has drawn on her intimate […]
I’m seeing red — leaves, that is. The Red Maple on the front lawn has just begun to change colour. Soon, the nearby Sugar Maple (not pictured) will be glowing golden-orange. The High-bush Cranberries are a deep reddish-purple. While out for my evening walk in the woods yesterday, I was thinking of how the trees […]
Festival of the Trees 14 at Via Negativa. and Circus of the Spineless 23 at Words & Pictures. and Friday Ark #150 at the Modulator.
Dogbane Beetle (Chrysochus auratus) on Spreading Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium) Yesterday, robin from Dharma Bums commented: Someday, if you haven’t already done so, maybe you could tell us what you planted to attract all these incredible spiders into your spider garden. You do have such an inspiring diversity of species there. Shortly after I began this […]
Until this week, most of the wildflowers around the farm have been white. Consequently, most of the Misumena vatia spiders I’ve been seeing have also been white. However, that has begun to change now that the Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are in bloom. This week, I’ve been finding yellow phase spiders – those that have […]
Our second day of bioblitzing took place at a couple of our favourite conservation areas in the Lanark Highlands region of eastern Ontario. We didn’t encounter anything near as exciting as the encounter with the snapping turtle seen the previous day, but we did discover many wonderful little surprises that might have been overlooked if […]