2015/04/20

Lagerstroemia

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 09:08
pruned

Lagerstroemia, commonly known as crape myrtle or crepe myrtle, is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs native to the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, northern Australia and parts of Oceania, cultivated in warmer climates around the world.–wikipedia

30 x1028 px box

March 18, Adrian Higgins at the Washington Post published a column “How to avoid hacking at your crape myrtle this spring“,

The crape myrtle has always brought out the inner butcher in certain people —
there is something about those smooth, sinewy branches that screams “amputate me”.–A. Higgins

2015/03/22

Platanus occidentalis

Filed under: fauna,fishbones,flora — WmX @ 08:35
hawks in sycamore

The red-tailed hawk displays sexual dimorphism in size, with females averaging about 25% heavier than males.–Wikipedia

2015/02/07

sycamore designs a street network

Filed under: flora,trees — WmX @ 08:42

2015/01/17

Fagus grandifolia

Filed under: flora,trees — WmX @ 09:39

2015/01/04

time machine

Filed under: family,flora,heart,time machine — WmX @ 15:34
Wren's crew

The James River south-side naturalist crew. Howard and I are holding the needles, maybe that explains our serious countenance. I am the youngest. The others seem more at ease, arrayed behind a line of pine cones. Kimmy, Betsy, Wren and Gray. I want to go on a vacation in April and walk with Robin in a forest, hang out with amazing trees. Hear Gray in the windsong. Please advise..

2014/12/10

quercus prinus

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 18:27

2014/11/19

‪Maclura pomifera‬

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 15:18

hedgeapple
The fruit, from a multiple fruit family, is roughly spherical, but bumpy, and 7.6–15.2
centimetres (3–6 in) in diameter. It is filled with a sticky white latex.–Wikipedia
This is your brain…

2014/10/30

Street Tree

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 13:39

Catalpa bignonioides
Carlton Avenue

2014/10/27

wheelbarrow of life

Filed under: fishbones,flora,heart,trees — WmX @ 10:35

shadow planting trees
My sister was a faithful reader of this page. So last time I had a wheelbarrow picture it
was titled “Our Father’s Wheelbarrow”.
Our father was not mechanical. He couldn’t fix a broken lawn mower. But he was Saint Francis
when it came to plants, he’d touch them and they’d grow. The wheelbarrow feels full of his energy.
Imagination? Dementia? Fond wishes? A combination of the three.
Planted a q.stellata, q. macrocarpa, q.falcata and a taxodium distichum…

2014/09/23

foreshadowing

Filed under: environment,flora,neighborhood,trees,Urban Planning — WmX @ 09:33

bye bye walnut
Juglans nigra
March 29, 2014

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