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14

Oct

The world’s 10 oldest living trees

10

Oct

Get in touch with nature.

Get in touch with nature.

(Source: afairyheart)

08

Oct

12 treescapes dramatically shaped by wind
Long before humans discovered the art of shaping trees through bonsai, topiary, and espalier, Mother Earth was doing some major horticultural sculpting herself.

07

Oct

The seeds and seed pods of trees not only provide a tree with its means of reproduction, but they are also marvels of design and engineering. Can you match these beautiful pods and fruits to their trees?
Take the quiz and find out!

The seeds and seed pods of trees not only provide a tree with its means of reproduction, but they are also marvels of design and engineering. Can you match these beautiful pods and fruits to their trees?

Take the quiz and find out!

04

Oct

19

Sep

The best trees for urban (and suburban) yardsThe world needs more trees. Here are recommended varieties for planting.

The best trees for urban (and suburban) yards
The world needs more trees. Here are recommended varieties for planting.

30

Jul

Fantastical portraits bring trees to life
A walk in the woods is transformed into a whimsical wonderland with just a few photo editing tricks.

29

Jul

Who says heroes have to be human? U.S. trees save more than 850 lives a yearA new study reveals eye-opening statistics about the health benefits of our arboreal cohabitants.

Who says heroes have to be human? U.S. trees save more than 850 lives a year
A new study reveals eye-opening statistics about the health benefits of our arboreal cohabitants.

22

Jul

To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion treesA new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.

To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees
A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.

08

Jul

laurajmoss:

I pass this sign every day and am ridiculously curious about its origins. #thisusedtobeaforest #Atlanta

laurajmoss:

I pass this sign every day and am ridiculously curious about its origins. #thisusedtobeaforest #Atlanta