Are you doing this to your Plants (Bonsai)?

Originally posted on Green Gardens:
Bonsai is one of the oldest art form of humankind. Though it simply means the art of growing ornamental, artificially dwarf variety of trees and shrubs in pots. But it’s not so easy to grow a bonsai from beginning. After reading this it will be easy for you to make a cool bonsai plant. Choosing a plant For making a… Continue reading Are you doing this to your Plants (Bonsai)?

Forage Friday #57 Elm

Originally posted on LLOYD'S LENS PHOTOGRAPHY LLC:
Hello Friends! Tonight’s feature image is titled “Elm 5920” and was taken especially for Forage Friday. All of the photos on my blog are my original work and are available for purchase by the instructions at the bottom of the article. Disclaimer: This week’s Forage Friday post deals with a plant that is mostly gathered for its… Continue reading Forage Friday #57 Elm

Nature and nurture: Why being outdoors is helping us through lockdown

Originally posted on University of the Highlands and Islands Blog:
With many of our usual pastimes affected by Coronavirus restrictions, people across the country have been finding solace in nature to help them through these challenging times. Students and staff from some of our outdoor-related courses explain why they feel being in nature and looking after our environment is important for both our physical and… Continue reading Nature and nurture: Why being outdoors is helping us through lockdown

The elms are dead. Long live the elms!

Originally posted on University of the Highlands and Islands Blog:
Dr Euan Bowditch, a researcher at the Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness College UHI, considers the plight of the elm and highlights efforts to conserve, manage and restore populations of this iconic tree. The elm. A tree synonymous with the Dutch elm disease and spoken about as if it has already faded into memory.… Continue reading The elms are dead. Long live the elms!

Prologue

Originally posted on Bonsai NH:
My first experience with bonsai was at Disney’s EPCOT when I was young. I remember seeing the trees and being amazed. They looked like ancient statues and I wanted one badly. I had no experience growing anything and didn’t even understand that there was horticulture involved at that time though. Many years later, in my college years, I decided to… Continue reading Prologue