A big ice storm can be good for a fruit tree. And icicles reveal some secrets about the storm, too. Come into my post and see!
Here's the first post on the Great Willamette Valley Ice Storm of 2016. I've already shown the effect of the ice on my Sequoia and Larch Trees; Blue Spruce and Western Redcedar Trees; Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Eastern White Pine Trees; [two sets](
Good Day Steemians
Today I want to share information about gardening, that is how to grow celery at home.
Steps to plant celery
My barren backyard, soon to be a food jungle!
So, yesterday I didn't get to post my daily written conglomeration that I love to hurl at the swirling info-cornucopia that is Steemit. I was totally saddened by this fact, but I had a great reason for being absent: I was facilitating an edible landscaping program at our library.
In between making parfaits for the attendees, running around to find extra seating (we had a full house), setting up projecting equipment, the ever important
speaker meet and greet, and handing out gardening seeds to the participants, I actually got to listen to a bit of our edible landscaping expert speaker's presentation.
Who was this person? Her name was Lisa Taylor. Some people have a gift when it comes to being able to educate people. Lisa is one of those people. She
Now that I am retired I am able to pursue my interests. I enjoy quilting, gardening, spinning, cooking, and now Steemit.
I decided to combine three of my interests and pay homage to the bees, an essential member of our ecosystem. For the first time bees have become become an endangered species. As a PennState Master Gardener I am passionate about doing my part to save these beautiful creatures. My garden is full of pollinator friendly plants. Throughout the growing season my backyard is a “buzz” to say the least. The bees live harmoniously with everyong who frequents my garden. And, needless to say pesticides are a HUGE N
Good morning stemians...One of my activities in this cloudy day week is picking chili. Cabe planted by my father seemed not to cease to bear fruit, it is a blessing for us. It's a fun thing saw colorful chillies soaked by rain water overnight.
I pick to cut the stem with scissors because it easier and faster than the picking with revoke the stem.
It is a dominant color that decorate my tree chili, green chili young, yellow chili adult or a few days away from the old, while the red color is old and produces a spicy hot flavor. I love the color red, sexy
I pluck from the tree chili in my garden and this is the result, this chili will be utilized for the needs of our family cooking.
Now the remaining chili young and in a few more days he will be yellow
The pomelo tree, growing in front of my brother's house, in aceh - sumatra which is not far from my home, today, when I visited my brother's house, I took some pictures pomelo, for my post today
"according to what I read in the media, pomelo has many benefits for our health, pomelo including plant species that are relatively resistant to disease and able to adapt well in dry areas. Benefits include pomelo can overcome some type of disease such as heart, can lower cholesterol levels, and can even be beneficial for anti-aging.
So, pomelo contains not only vitamin C that is believed to help boost immunity, ore than that, useful as an anti-aging reliable.
Soluble fiber content makes pomelo is also friends with digestion. In fact, effectively shed cholesterol, and prevent the entry of cholesterol into the circulatory system. This would reduce the risk of high blood pressure and diseases of the cardiovascular system.
You can see the photos below, I hope you like it
Humanity has ravaged the Earth for many a century now. Population on a global scale is increasing exponentially. That can only mean that more resources are being consumed on a daily basis. How can the problem be solved?
The question becomes more serious when an area that has been populated have depleted resources such as wood and water and made the area a desert. For years and years scientists have been trying to find a solution. The place....the desert outside Eygpt. The plan, well just check out the video below...
This video is dated 2013 but obviously this collaberation started a few years before. Twenty four such forests have sprung up across the country since the Egyptian/German collaboration, that is simply amazing! For more information follow the link http://www.dw.com/en/egypt-the-amazing-forest-in-the-desert/av-17233507
I really love blue flowers: look like pieces of sky in our gardens!
Although the color is unusual are so many flowers that have this color. Hydrangea, iris, grape hyacinths, anemones ... they are among the most famous blue flowers but there are so many!
In the language of flowers representing peace and serenity but also creativity.
"Les fleurs bleues" it is a French expression that ironically indicates romantics, idealists and nostalgic and is also the title of a famous novel by Raymond Queneau.
Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo, "'Cobalt [blue] is a divine colour and there is nothing so beautiful for putting atmosphere around things “ .
We see some of these beautiful flowers: all photo are mine !
1. Myosotis . The Forget–Me-Not is also called Myosotis, which means mouse’s ear in Greek. Myosotis has always been considered a symbol of remembrance, love and hope.
Water guava fruit is one of the highly favored by the people. besides being sweet, guava is also very beneficial to your health. you can take directly or made into juice.