A curious twist of fate seems to have left spiral reinforcements wound around the trunk of this gnarled old oak. But how did this happen? My best guess is that the tree originally continued to arch to the right side of the photo and beyond, but something destroyed that part of the tree. Over time,Continue reading “Twist of Fate”
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Yup, I just had to get a sample and look at it under the microscope. This is from pine trees that are blooming, and I can hardly wait until they stop! But there are plenty other plants, including the oak trees, that are also contributing to the pollen load, not to mention all the bloomin’Continue reading “Pollen Nation”
Branches on this old oak tree bend, twist and swirl in all sorts of contortions to give it an enchanted appearance by the docks at The Cove.