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"Check out my sweet flame paint job," urges the calico pennant (Celithemis elisa), a common dragonfly of the central and eastern US. "It means you should watch out because I'm SUPER FAST."

"Check out my sweet flame paint job," urges the calico pennant (Celithemis elisa), a common dragonfly of the central and eastern US. "It means you should watch out because I'm SUPER FAST.

This is the eastern larch or tamarack (Larix laricina). This tree has many amazing properties, but here are two. First, you won’t see any of these green needles outside right now. Though it’s a member of the pine family, the eastern larch drops its needles in the fall and grows new ones in the spring. Second, you can use this tree to split your geek friends generationally. The older ones probably laughed as soon as they saw its name, and will be repeating it over and over. The Larch. The…

Ok, let’s get some green in here to fight all the grey and cold. This is the eastern larch or tamarack (Larix laricina). This tree has many amazing properties, but here are two.

A low, woody ground cover, wintergreen is grown for its evergreen foliage, flowers, and berries. Two to six inch branches arise from creepin...

A low, woody ground cover, wintergreen is grown for its evergreen foliage, flowers, and berries. Two to six inch branches arise from creepin.

Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF. Free tips on how to grow food indoors over the winter.

Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF

Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF. Free tips on how to grow food indoors over the winter.

Marasmius sp.:

46 Magical Wild Mushrooms You Won't Believe Are Real ...

Marasmius Fr found in the Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil.

There are plenty of streams and waterfalls in the upland areas of Evia and we found a lovely, shady waterfall by a spring, just past the village of Platanistos.  At first we thought there were lots of blue butterflies, dancing over the water and then realised they were gorgeous blue-green damselflies.  I'm not sure of the exact species, so id would be welcomed.    I couldn't get close enough to use my macro lens, so these were taken with the 100-300 and some aren't quite as sharp as I'd…

Greek Damselfly, damselflies can be found in freshwater habitats from temporary pools to waterfalls, but individual species occupy only habitats within a certain range of water speeds. IT'S SOOOO BEAUTIFUL! LOOK AT IT!

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