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Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower.   We ask our readers, as a game, to identify this flower.   Here’s today’s photo — a woodland native that  forms extensive colonies by spreading underground; seen here as it’s just emerging — anybody know what it is?  (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower.   We ask our readers, as a game, to identify this flower.   Here’s today’s photo — a great plant with arching branches that loves to tumble over masonry walls — anybody know what it is?  (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower.   We ask our readers, as a game, to identify this flower.   Here’s today’s photo — a harbinger of spring, right when we need it most, and great for forcing — anybody know what it is?  (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower.   We ask our readers, as a game, to identify this flower.  Bonus points this week if you know the Latin genus and species of this spring beauty.  Here’s today’s photo — anybody know what it is?  (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower.   We ask our readers, as a game, to identify this flower.  The forest floor is beginning to stir where we are – these late winter flowers are a great source of pollen.  Here’s today’s photo — anybody know what it is?  (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Recommended Viewing: Gazing at Virtual Nature is Good for Your Psychological Well-being

In an article published by Slate.com, Sue Thomas, a visiting fellow at the Media School at University of Bournemouth in the United Kingdom, tell us it’s long been proven that glimpses of nearby nature can have beneficial effects on our mental functioning and well-being .  In the 1980’s experimental psychologists Rachel and Steven Kaplan found that people…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower. We ask our readers, as a game, to identify the flower. Here’s today’s beautiful bloom — anybody know what it is? (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower. We ask our readers, as a game, to identify the flower. Here’s today’s beautiful bloom — anybody know what it is? (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Friday Flower: Name This Bloom!

Every Friday we publish a new Friday Flower. We ask our readers, as a game, to identify the flower. Here’s today’s beautiful bloom — anybody know what it is? (And guess more Friday Flowers here.)…

Recommended Reading: Blending Nature and Technology

In today’s world where you can’t navigate day to day activities without the latest technologies, artist Mark Dorf is working to bring the natural and digital together in a way that embraces the beauty of both sides of our 21st century environment. Using digital photography, collaging, 3D rendering and scanning technology, Dorf has created a…

"Peace. Love. Health. Joy. Safety. Serenity. Prosperity. Contentment. All are mine as I walk the ThanksGiving Place labyrinth. I am drawn back again and again."

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