Photographer Robert Llewellyn

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Photographer Robert Llewellyn is the author of three books: “Seeing Trees”, “Seeing Flowers”, and “Seeing Seeds.”

“When I first looked at trees — really looked at them — it was like meeting another civilization,”

“Picking up a camera changes how I see things. The plant world, previously hiding in plain sight, now reveals itself as another civilization living among us. They have a plan. I’ll never see them the same … Read more

Urban farming in post-Flood New Orleans

01Michelle Posey of Pelican Produce. Upper Ninth Ward

By Elsa Hahne

Sometimes the vacant lot next door, overgrown with weeds, turns into a beautiful garden. Not by itself, of course, but since nobody’s moved in and no houses are being built there, it can seem like magic.

That’s true for hundreds of neighbors in the Lower and Upper Ninth Ward as well as for residents throughout the city. And in … Read more

Catskils Mushroom Walk


John Michelotti of Catskill Fungi

John leads guided mushroom walks throughout the Catskill Mountain region. Learn about mushrooms in the woods and their functions in the ecosystem and our lives.

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Click here to see the schedule for future walks

– Ken McCarthy
PlantWisdom.org

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Unfolding crowns

crown-6Photograph by Alyssa Locke. Photo editing by Alyssa Locke and Ken McCarthy.

– Ken McCarthy
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Mullein Flowers

flowers-1Photograph by Alyssa Locke. Photo editing by Alyssa Locke and Ken McCarthy.

– Ken McCarthy
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Ancient Trees Portraits of Time

1 heart-of-the-dragonThis dragon blood tree can live up to five hundred years (Beth Moon/Abbeville Press)

2 wakehurst-yews1Yews of Wakehurst taken in Ardingly, West Sussex, England in 1999: Its tentacle-like roots ride over the cliff’s edge to find soil to sink into and its drooping branches filter out daylight, according to Moon, giving the woods an eerie ambience.(Beth Moon/Abbeville Press)

3 rilkes-bayon1Rilke’s Bayon taken in Ta Prohm, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia in 2007: Of … Read more

Crowns

03Photograph by Alyssa Locke. Photo editing by Alyssa Locke and Ken McCarthy.

– Ken McCarthy
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What is this?

03Photograph by Alyssa Locke. Photo editing by Alyssa Locke and Ken McCarthy.

– Ken McCarthy
PlantWisdom.org

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