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French Guiana: Climbing the Giants
Dress comfortably in pants and a shirt, sporting shoes are fine as the sole will be less aggressive to tree bark than mountain shoes; insect repellent may be a good idea too! So now let us pack the car and drive to the forest.
California
El Segundo
What\'s that Bug? Eight Spotted Forester, Alypia octomaculata
The trick is to know which ones are friends and which ones are foes. Most gardeners would believe that this little black fellow with the interesting spots was just another pretty butterfly, but they would be wrong.
California
El Segundo
Forest Fever Tree Info: Learn About Growing Forest Fever Trees
(Be quick and grab one before it's gobbled up by wildlife!) Plant the seeds in a pot filled with compost-rich soil, or directly in a suitable garden location.Like all tropical plants, forest fever trees require a warm climate with frost-free winters.
Ohio
Willoughby
Forest Grass Container Care : How To Grow Forest Grass In A Pot
Container grown forest grass is an excellent example of anfreestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });Forest grass is native to temperate regions of Japan.
Ohio
Willoughby
Golden Japanese Forest Grass – How To Grow Japanese Forest Grass Plant
These ornamental plants are slow growing and require little extra care once established. There are several different colors of Japanese forest grass plants. For those planted in sunnier areas, cut off the dead ends as needed to improve the appearance...
Ohio
Willoughby
From the Oyapock to the Sinnamary: the rivers, streams and tributaries of French Guiana
Some can be crossed either going up or down while others are too dangerous, people have to step out of canoes, carry all the luggage and boats across the rapid and get back on the water.
California
El Segundo
Strolling Along the Sentier de la Vierge
I guess everyone is now tired but happy to have seen the large variety of plants which are found at heights, we will come back some day at a different season so as to enjoy different flowers, make sure to be here on time!
California
El Segundo
Cruising the Canopy in Costa Rica
Smitten as I am with tropical flora, I certainly have. Opportunity knocked one autumn day when my wife, Wilma, discovered a travel brochure in our mailbox."Tour Costa Rica and cruise through the Panama Canal."Wilma had always dreamed of sailing through...
California
El Segundo
This season\'s tree: Delonix regia
If pruning must be undertaken, the soonest the better as drastic pruning will not be tolerated, large limbs will not heal correctly thus leaving entry ways to diseases such as wood fungi and insects.I hope all the readers will have at least once the chance...
California
El Segundo
Forest Unleashed
While I made a few attempts at the job, other projects always had a higher priority. My 8-acres of forest—planted to oak, black walnut, elm and ash—has filled in with more than its share of cottonwood and box elder.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Clun Forest Sheep
Beautiful and hardy, they're also a top choice for hobby farmers looking for fleece, meat, and tasty milk, all in a single, easily kept package. The British Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was founded in 1925, but it wasn't until 1974 that American...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Victorian Veltheimia
At first glance, veltheimia is one of those flowers that might be called more interesting-looking than beautiful. But, hey, any blooms that appear during the winter seem spectacular to me! And, as you can confirm from Kelley's photos below, veltheimia...
California
El Segundo
A Forest of Apples
Close your eyes for a moment. You drink in the intoxicating fragrance of the blossoms and listen to the pulsing hum of busy bees as they go about the business of gathering pollen. All other photos are courtesy of Wikipedia., some have jumped to the conclusion...
California
El Segundo
Tropical Dry Forest Plants
Columnar cacti may take nearly 100 years to fully develop.Acacias are shrubs and bushes common to tropical dry forests, says Chamlee. Tropical dry forests have a diverse array of locations and species.
California
Santa Monica
The Edible Forest Garden
The resulting systems, if well-designed, create their own inputs just as a natural forest does. Tags edible forest garden , permaculture Lynsey Grosfield Planning an edible forest garden is no small feat.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Farm-to-Forest Connections
Whether pressing plants for window decorations, including woodland edibles in your family's meals or crafting wreaths with materials gathered from the forest floor, the woods offer possibilities for all interests and skill levels.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Plants in Evergreen Forests
Hummingbirds are attracted to this plant because the flowers are a rich source of nectar. The evergreen forests of North America are rich with plants, flowers and trees such as the American Beech Tree.
California
Santa Monica
What Is A Forest Garden – Learn About Edible Forest Garden Plants
Consider the mature size of the tree and be careful not to plant too closely or you risk blocking sunlight from reaching the lower layers. Opt for well-behaved, food-producing vines such as: If you want to plant traditional culinary herbs, look for those...
Ohio
Willoughby
Forest Pansy Tree Care – Tips On Growing A Forest Pansy Tree
Forest Pansy redbuds do not transplant well, so be sure to place them appropriately.These trees thrive in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. They grow well in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 8.If you are thinking of...
Ohio
Willoughby
Companies Disclose Impacts on Forests
Kimberly-Clark was the first major tissue company to require wood-fiber suppliers to gain independent certification for their fiber activities. Likewise, Nike led its sector by taking action to avoid purchasing leather from areas of new deforestation.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
What are Closed Canopy Forests?
The forests are unable to regrow quickly enough to replace the cut sections, and so continue to shrink. Some scientists estimate that the species identified so far are only a tiny portion of those who live in closed canopy forests.Although many things...
California
Santa Monica
Find Beauty in Forest Loss
The trees seemed to be lit from underneath. So this morning, I started walking with a grudging heart. But because a couple people had already registered and I can often expect a few to show up last minute, I couldn't let them down.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Features of a Forest Ecosystem
Ecosystems can be small and large. The forest ecosystem depends on the availability of major resources to thrive.The forest canopy is an important feature of a forest ecosystem. These organisms facilitate the breaking down of the leaves and other organic...
California
Santa Monica
Tropical Deciduous Forest Animals & Plants
Numerous animals species such as the ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) and collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu) thrive in the tropical deciduous forest of northern Mexico, in tandem with endangered bird species such as the eared quetzal (Euptilotis neoxenus).Once...
California
Santa Monica
Environmental Problems in Temperate Deciduous Forests
Temperate deciduous forests occupy broad belts of the Northern Hemisphere (temperate evergreen forests are often analogues in the Southern Hemisphere), especially in eastern North America, Europe and Asia's Far East.
California
Santa Monica
Flowers & Plants Found in Temperate Forests
The primrose prefers cool temperatures in both summer and winter.The American Beech is a deciduous tree that grows in temperate forests in a number of regions in the U.S., including the Southeast and New England.
California
Santa Monica
3 Forest Forages For Silvopasturing Pigs
In a few years, we hope to notice our pigs a bit fatter, a touch sweeter and much less expensive to raise. After reading that European farmers of old routinely finished hogs in persimmon groves, we ordered and planted a bunch of persimmon saplings around...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Permaculture: Build Your Own Food Forest
They can halt erosion, break up heavy soils and more. “Much of the diversity of ecosystems and forest gardens is actually in the herbaceous layer.” Herbaceous Plants to Consider: Ponder comfrey, borage and mullein mine minerals from soil depths, break...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Farm Shiitake Mushrooms in the Forest
Designate walking space. Leave the waste. But while it's easy to get focused on numbers and dollar signs, an overlying tenet of agroforestry is putting the health of the forest above your production goals.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia