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Tracking The Leshy

The Leshy can be identified by a missing right ear, as well as the absence of eyelashes and eyebrows. [...]

Trees Don't Need Photoshop

The unfiltered awesomeness of the harbor:

Spruce, Blue

Can You Grow A Sequoia?

Sequoia seedlings need a reasonable amount of water to grow, so the desert and arid plains are out. Also, they don’t tolerate temperatures below ten degrees Fahrenheit, so if you live in the northern half of the United States, sequoia probably won’t work well for you. [...]

Backyard Carbon Sequestration

A solar-powered carbon sequestration unit in my backyard, with a multi-pronged production system, sequestered six inches of carbon on the tip of each prong in just three days this week. The unit’s name: Horse chestnut.

Walnut Genesis

Within the branches, sugar is rising to build solar panels in the towering nut factory.

The Tenacity of a Tree

When The Path is Shut

Every year in late May, the leaves on this tree in my back yard fill in, growing heavy enough that the tree’s branches droop over the path to the back gate that leads to my son’s school. Behind the tree, bushes fill in and vines drop down from overhead, reducing the space fit for humans [...]

Ohio State Beats Michigan State Where It Counts: In Buckeyes, For Now

I’m not talking about basketball. Ohio State beats Michigan State for now in a competition of greater long-term significance than some game over who can put a ball in a hole. Some creative environmentalists are shamelessly exploiting the Ohio-Michigan rivalry to point out that according to gardening experts, it won’t take but a few degrees [...]

Deep Rooted Peace By Schlap T-Shirt

Whoever Schlap is, she or he has a great way of interweaving images and ideas. I like it.

The Split State Of America

Like the maple tree in my yard, the USA is in danger of splitting apart because it is comprised of two halves that have grown under radically different conditions. The right branch of the USA has grown in relative darkness, holding itself tight and closed, out of fear. The left trunk of the USA has grown in the light, more open in its habits. [...]