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Mayukh's PhotoblogMayukh's Photoblog

capturing the best moments

 
The Midnight GardenThe Midnight Garden

One gardener's observations, discoveries and random thoughts whilst si...

 
Old VarietiesOld Varieties

This site has been set up to celebrate and feature the heritage of Britain&...

 
The Far North GardenThe Far North Garden

Gardening and edible landscaping in cold climates.

 


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Chickweed MonkeyflowerTiny Chickweed MonkeyflowersI was walking up the stairs to my hillside potato patch and saw a few small yellow flowers along the cliff among the moss. I took several pictures and went to my nature guides to make an identificatio...

Alaskan Saxifrage Alaskan Saxifrage among the moss.I have to walk up four flights of stairs to get up to my hillside potato patch and compost bin. I make the trek several times a week and always look at things along the path. The granite cliff itself...

Plants surround us, sustain us, pique our imaginations, and inhabit our metaphors — and yet in some ways they remain opaque. As Randy Laist writes in Plants and Literature (2013): “Plants seem to inhabit a time-sense, a life cycle, a desire struc...

Algae from the Arctic Circle are used to tough weather, and it turns out they're also able to survive the extreme conditions of outer space. Two specimens recently spent 16 months on the exterior of the International Space Station and became the...

As a species, bumblebees aren't doing well, so sadly, we may have to consider a future with fewer of the endangered insects. Humanity would be in trouble without these active pollinators, so Japanese scientists have created drones that mimic the...