Was on my way to do some field work on Tuesday and this weather was coming in our direction.
My attempt at bonsai.
My discocactus is growing.
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
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
Day 10 of the Photo 101 course at the WordPress Blogging University. Theme: Mystery and
Day 5 of the Photo 101 course at the WordPress Blogging University. Theme: Solitude & the "Rule of Thirds"
I haven't posted about my Mgambo in a while so I thought I would share a photo. She's growing quite nicely. Lots of leaves there now. She has her first leaves still. They haven't fallen off yet.
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)
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
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)
So... I decided to plant this tree that has beautiful black velvety seeds in pods that are red on the inside. After about 2 weeks sitting in the soil, my seed sent out his little radicle and began his journey to be a big tree. Stay tuned for more updates on this amazing journey!