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Cherry Tree Under Stress: Tree Following, August 2016

My part of Maine is officially in a “moderate drought;” it has been many weeks since we had any significant (1” or more) rainfall. I imagine that some of my garden blogging friends in the west would scoff at the idea of this as a drought, but I...
by Jean's Garden on Aug 12, 2016

Bark: Tree Following, April 2016

  This is my last month following my red maple (Acer rubrum). The tree has begun to flower, which is where I began last May (see Following a Tree); but my focus this month is not on the flowers, but on the bark. One way to think of bark is as th...
by Jean's Garden on Apr 12, 2016

Efficacy Papaya Leaf Medicinal Herb Smooth As Digestion

Papaya - Carica papaya L. scientific name is assumed came from the southern part of Mexico and Costa Rica, then spread kedaerah tropic lan and a new entry in Indonesia around the 17th century known in Indonesia in various types of papaya, papaya is n...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 18, 2016

Efficacy Lime As Herb Cough

Lime - scientific name Citrus aurantifolia (Christm Panz.) Swingle. This plant is assumed to come from the North Indi, then spread to other tropical regions including Indonesia. In Indonesia known by various names, such as Pecel Orange, Orange tepis.
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 16, 2016

Efficacy Jamblang as Medicinal Plants Diabetes

Jamblang - The scientific name Syzygium crunini (L) Skeels. Is one type of guava tribe. Many exist throughout Indonesia. In Indonesia known by various names such as, Duwet, Jamblang, juwet. The fruit is widely used as sweets in addition to the ingred...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 14, 2016

Curing Diseases Diarrhea Remedy Only Here

Guava - The scientific name Psidium guajava L. Is one fruit crop - ekonoms harbor that has a value that is high enough, in addition can also be made in medicinal plants. Usually at dinner in a fresh state or can also be made of juice. The water decoc...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 7, 2016

Lowering Efficacy herb Hot Fever in Children

Leaves Sembung - scientific name Blumea balsamifera (L) DC. This plant grows dispersed in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia sembung known as a medicinal plant because of the tree can produce camphor, or often also leaves are used as a substitute for tea.S...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 3, 2016

Ulcer pain Overcome Only By Belimbing Wuluh

The scientific name Averrhoa blimbi L. Originating from Indonesia region, then menyabar to other tropical regions.Beimbing wuluh a small-sized tree height can reach 4-5 meters. The trunk has a lot of branches. small leaves arranged double. Red flower...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 2, 2016

Children Overcome Insomnia

The scientific name Erythrina orientalis (L) Murr. Is one type of leguminous tribe who barasal of Indonesia. Dadap chicken in the form of a large tree, height can reach 15 meters. The wood is rather soft. The leaves form a double compound leaves of t...
by Nusantara Medicine on Mar 2, 2016

Red Obelisk European Beech - a Winner!

Red Obelisk European Beech Red Obelisk European Beech is a 2015 Cary Award winner and for good reason!It is a narrow, columnar tree with wavy, lustrous, burgundy-black foliage all spring and summer. Ideal for tight planting areas, it can gr...
by serenity in the garden on Dec 15, 2015

Plants are clever and conscious. Universe is… the same. [Dissipated consciousness]

Plants are intelligent. Plants deserve rights. Plants are like the Internet – or more accurately the Internet is like plants. …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 1, 2015

Hidden Treasure

Last July, when a botanist friend was visiting, I asked her to identify a tree growing by the side of my driveway with a leaf I did not recognize. Her identification was prompt and certain: my mystery tree was witch hazel, specifically the native wit...
by Jean's Garden on Oct 24, 2015

Maple Leaves

It’s time to revisit the red maple tree (Acer rubrum) that I am following for a year as part of Lucy’s meme at Loose and Leafy. When I think of maple (Acer) trees, I think of their iconic palmately lobed leaves. For as long as I can remember, map...
by Jean's Garden on Aug 11, 2015

Whose Home Is This? The Red Maple as Habitat

I am spending one year “following”  a red maple tree (Acer rubrum) that grows beside my driveway as part of Lucy’s tree-following meme at Loose and Leafy. This month, I have been focusing my attention on this tree as a habitat. At one time, I...
by Jean's Garden on Jul 12, 2015

Winged Seeds

Maple seeds are a study in compromise. They are equipped with a modest, but not extraordinary supply of nutrients. They fly away from the overbearing shadow [of the parent tree], but not very far. But nature has probably gone as far as it can in givi...
by Jean's Garden on Jun 10, 2015

The Cherokee Dogwood Clan - The Dreamers

Flowering Dogwood blossomsThe spring  flowering Dogwood is native to North America. When in the wild, they can typically be found at the forest edge and on dry ridges. They flower in early April in the southern part of their...
by serenity in the garden on Apr 20, 2014

Flower Photos: Pretty But Deadly the Jatropha hastata

Toxic Plants Could Kill People and Animals These photos were taken during my walk to the office this morning.A tree, with bright red flowers, caught my attention so, I decided to get it for you.The sun hadn't hit, yet because it was before 7AM a...
by Mike's Ryukyu Gallery on Sep 24, 2013

Selecting The Right Tree

Summertime brings hot weather. It is the time of year when we appreciate the shade of a big, beautiful tree. Trees provide other benefits, too. They can block the wind, help clean the air, provide fruit and nuts, and create a hospitable habitat for w...
by Minnie-Online.co.za on Nov 4, 2012

Wordless Wednesday: Autumn Creek

Here’s my Wordless Wednesday and this is courtesy of the beautiful fall foliage that we saw on Fall Break and you can click to enlarge…. For more Wordless Wednesday, visit the home of  Wordless Wednesday or head over to 5 Minutes for Mom...

Wordless Wednesday: Autumn Creek

Here’s my Wordless Wednesday and this is courtesy of the beautiful fall foliage that we saw on Fall Break and you can click to enlarge…. For more Wordless Wednesday, visit the home of  Wordless Wednesday or head over to 5 Minutes for Mom...


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