Horticulture -

“the art and science of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees and shrubs resulting in the development of the minds and emotions of individuals, the enrichment and health of communities, and the integration of the ‘garden’ in the breadth of modern civilization.” (Diane Relf, Prof of Horticulture at Virginia Polytechnic University)

Bees - A Declaration of InterDependence

In a single collection trip, a worker [bee] will visit between 50 and 100 flowers. She will return to the hive carrying over half her weight in pollen and nectar...
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A Fallen Tree

When you spend your time as a city forester planning, planting, watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching and guarding trees from 1 to 200 years old - it's a rather unpleasant thought to have to destroy mature healthy trees in your city neighborhoods. This is the position Mark Younger, Evanston Forester, found himself in this summer with the arrival of what he calls... the 'Green Menace'...
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Ballerina Rose

Littleleaf Caragana