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Can You Identify This Tree?

Here we are in December, and one tenacious young deciduous tree has yet to give up most of its leaves. In fact, most of this tree’s leaves are still green, photosynthesizing in the dim light, even though we’re only about 100 miles south of the

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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.

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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.

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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

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