Daily Prompt, Environment, Nature

I am a Tree

I am a tree. You will never be As tall as me. Up up up I go My branches swaying in the wind Just so I relish in the afternoon breeze As I listen to the buzz of the bees. Many animals make their home in me. The little bird, The snake, Wait a minute..… Continue reading I am a Tree

Environment, Hobbies, Nature, Wildlife

Take a Hike, Enjoy Nature

Sometimes it's nice to get away and take a hike through the forest. You get to witness nature at its best on these trails. If you're lucky you might even see some wildlife peeking out from behind a tree. And the great thing about it is that the trails usually lead to a nice beach,… Continue reading Take a Hike, Enjoy Nature

Environment, Gardening, Hobbies, Nature

Lucky Seed (Cascabela thevetia)

So I decided to plant a lucky seed tree as well. Yellow oleander (Cascabela thevetia) is also known as lucky seed or lucky nut because the shape resembles a fortune cookie. It is also known as "be still plant" as all parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. It comes in two varieties, yellow… Continue reading Lucky Seed (Cascabela thevetia)

Environment, Gardening, Hobbies, Nature

My Mgambo Tree Journey: New Leaves

I need to give my tree a name. She's been growing quite well over the past few days. Here are some photos of where she's at.       Here she is when she sent out her first leaves. This was on the 4th September.       The leaves got a little bigger by the 5th September       … Continue reading My Mgambo Tree Journey: New Leaves

Environment, Nature

A Little About Mgambo Trees (Majidea zanguebarica)

Since I decided to plant my Mgambo tree here in Trinidad, I have been looking for information about it all over the internet. There isn't very much out there but this is what I have learned. Botanical Name: Majidea zanguebarica or Majidea zangueberica (It appears both ways online.) The word Mgambo is Swahili for "announcement"… Continue reading A Little About Mgambo Trees (Majidea zanguebarica)