22 9 / 2014

buckydixon:

dottyasyouplease:

that tree looks so happy that it is receiving a hug from this child

I AM GROOT

buckydixon:

dottyasyouplease:

that tree looks so happy that it is receiving a hug from this child

I AM GROOT

(Source: gypsymoongoddess, via song-for-a-rainy-day)

22 9 / 2014

22 9 / 2014

botanicaladventures:

echinopsis oxygona. love how serene and fragile it looks. i think i have had this plant for at least 15 years now, and it can still surprise me every year…

(via plant-a-day)

21 9 / 2014

phytophiliac:

Fern gametophytes and developing sporophytes on Flickr.
The gametophyte is the haploid stage in the development of ferns and the sporophyte is the diploid stage and what one would typically think of as the adult plant.

phytophiliac:

Fern gametophytes and developing sporophytes on Flickr.

The gametophyte is the haploid stage in the development of ferns and the sporophyte is the diploid stage and what one would typically think of as the adult plant.

(via newagenaturalist)

21 9 / 2014

plantedcity:

"How to grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 square feet"

plantedcity:

"How to grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 square feet"

21 9 / 2014

newagenaturalist:

Walking on my favorite trail

Polypodium glycyrrhiza

21 9 / 2014

(Source: nationalgeo)

21 9 / 2014

thegreenurbanist:

Chard / carrots / green onions / kale / basil / okra / sorrel / grape tomatoes. #urbangardening #onlythegoodpictures

thegreenurbanist:

Chard / carrots / green onions / kale / basil / okra / sorrel / grape tomatoes. #urbangardening #onlythegoodpictures

20 9 / 2014

newagenaturalist:

Leopard Slug, Limax maximus

A nocturnal slug introduced from Europe

20 9 / 2014

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In the age of [humans] the Wilderness Act may seem futile—but it has arguably become more important. Designating land as wilderness represents an act of humility. It acknowledges that the world still transcends our comprehension, and its value, the use we can make of it.

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“I look at wilderness today as the control in the grand experiment,” says Garry Oye, just retired as chief of wilderness stewardship for the National Park Service. “Throughout time we’ve demonstrated that we really don’t understand natural systems. Having these blocks of land protected as wilderness shows some restraint.”

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