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On the trail of an ancient invasive

‘if men were not employed to prune these trees… they would cover the country, completely invading it.’

Sound familiar? It could be a description of any number of invasive trees, from the… 435 more words

Invasive Species

Smochin de cartier

La mine in cartier e un smochin care traieste o drama.

Pentru n-are nicio sansa. In curand va deveni neincapator cimentul. Probabil pana la sfarsitul verii. 185 more words

Smochin de cartier

La mine in cartier e un smochin care traieste o drama.

Creste fara sa sovaie, desi n-are nicio sansa. In curand va deveni neincapator cimentul. Probabil pana la sfarsitul verii. 334 more words

The life of three trees: untrustworthy Companionship

I took this photo near Zabzi secondary forest fragment, Northwest Ethiopia. I was thrilled to see three trees growing together, of course Maytenus obscura (Qoba) is the first to grow and the other trees – … 44 more words

Biodiversity

Creating Large Ficus Bonsai by Fusing Seedlings - Gede Merta's Demo Trees Five Years Later

In the 2009 Bonsai Focus magazine, Issue #122, there is an article by Peter Thali on how the Indonesia’s Bali bonsai master, Gede Merta, used fusion technique to create large impressive ficus with spreading nebari from young seedlings. 343 more words

Bonsai Penjing

New invasive pest, the ficus eye-spot midge, Horidiplosis ficifolii in California

Deformed and yellowing foliage of Indian laurel fig infested with the ficus eye-spot midge. Photo: Tracy Ellis. San Diego County entomologist, Tracy Ellis recently reported the occurrence of a small gall midge in Rancho Santa Fe and La Jolla. 38 more words