Back in April i wrote about visiting Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Gloucester, VA with a bunch of other garden writers. Becky instructed us in potting up a bunch of summer-blooming bulbs, which pot tipped over in my car the…Freebie Report: Summer-Blooming Bulbs and Bloomstruck Hydrangea originally appeared on Garden Rant on June 28, 2018.
13 Stunning Trees Around the World
By Sheereen Othman | June 29, 2018
Nature is full of wonder and beauty. The more time you spend outdoors, the greater your appreciation is for the natural world. Trees are some of the most fascinating phenomena, and these rare trees around the world prove it. How many of these trees do you recognize?
1. Lacebark Pine
Forbidden City, Beijing, China. Lacebark pine
This conifer grows naturally in central and northern China. It has exfoliating bark that peels back to reveal a patchwork of colors including white, olive, light purple and silver.
2. Banyan Tree
Banyan tree in Waikiki, Honolulu City, Oahu Island, Hawaii, USA. The Banyan tree features a long root roots from the broadly spread side branches.
This unique tree sends shoots down from its branches to form new trunks, causing it to become very expansive. In fact, a single specimen can resemble a small forest.
3. Coast Redwood
Gardeners look at things maybe morning AND evening because that’s what gardeners do.
I’ve grown impatient with those people that tell me they just don’t have a green thumb. I lay a steely eye on them and tell them to…Green thumbs are cultivated, not conferred originally appeared on Garden Rant on June 29, 2018.