"When my sister was married last year, I took the roses from her bouquet and rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. This year, on her first anniversary, my sister received a gift that could never be replace: 12 rose bushes from her wedding bouquet."
Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park California flows only in winter and spring. Most days of its “life” this fall has a regular color. But every February, just for a couple of days, this fall turns into fire. Lit by the sun, Horsetail Fall reflects orange and red rays.
Telling the Bees. When someone dies you are supposed to tell the bees~ and invite them to the funeral, give them wine and cake, hang mourning cloth over the hive. You should tell them other things as well- of a marriage, when you are planning to rob the hive, when you are troubled by your dreams. Tell and they will listen, tell and they will spread the word with the wind.
A cluster of seven rare blooming ghost orchids hang from a bald cypress tree roughly 45 feet in the air and 150 feet away from the boardwalk in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary on Wednesday, July 9, 2008 in Collier County. After 12 years without a ghost orchid sighting in the preserve, a pair of bird watchers discovered unusually large cluster of nine the rare and endangered orchid while searching the swamp for owls on July 7, 2007.
Moonmelon (scientifically knows as asidus). This fruit grows in some parts of Japan and is known for its vibrant blue colour. This fruit's party trick is that it can switch flavours after you eat it. Everything sour will taste sweet, everything salty will taste bitter, and it gives water a strong orange-like taste! Bucket list fruit!
The photographer describes it this way... "A Kansas sunset through the window of an abandoned and forgotten limestone house in Ellis County. This was a bedroom window, and you have to wonder how many sunsets were watched by the family who built and lived in the house originally." Simply beautiful!