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Gaia in ur DMs

the shallow breath of summerthe shallow breath of summer by Mitchell Haindfield (cc by)

Tehhund is seeking websites or accounts that document the changing seasons, such as "what annual things are happening in the natural world daily / weekly / monthly ... like different animals starting migration, different flowers blooming, etc." and, relatedly, dusty potato asks for books, apps, or curriculums to "guide me through nature."

by taz

L Words

Love is in the airLove is in the air by katerha (cc by)

Love (MetaMatrimony!); Love ("thank goodness for really slow elevators"); Love (Aspasia of Miletus and the roots of western philosophy); Love ("apparently they loved the Moog"); Love ("100 ways to love a cat?"); Love ("it is only with the heart that we see correctly"); Love ("For The Exhausted and Overwhelmed); Legend ("but he never did ask"); Loss? ("I have nightmares about this article").

by taz

So satisfying

Handmade oven image李子柒 Handmade oven

In case you missed them, see the Mahlongwa River breach as a tiny trickle turns into a raging torrent; watch a short, quiet, idyllic video of Li Zikai building a cat-shaped brick-and-clay oven from scratch; read the secrets of a diary written on castle floorboards; view a compendium of four short films about a Kyoto dye workshop that creates a range of rare and beautiful colors solely with plants and other natural materials.

by taz

Are plants sentient?

Ent feet..Ent feet.. by MiddleEarths (cc by)

Fantastic first post from Stonkle!

by taz

Labor of love

Daffodils Mean Spring!Daffodils Mean Spring! by 3dpete (cc by-nd)

So, I was in early labor when you posted this question (Ask Metafilter is extremely good at being a distraction) and was quite frustrated not to be able to give you a list of some of my favorite gardening blogs...

Sciencegeek goes above and beyond the call of duty to answer a question about gardening blogs for a member who wants to look at happy green things.

by taz

I grow carnivorous plants as a hobby

From the Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic DictionaryFrom the Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary by Double--M (cc by)

jamaro tells us about some interesting features of the plants we learned about in grade school.

One can also temporarily disable the insect catching ability of Drosera (sundews) and Pinguicula (butterworts) by covering their sticky surfaces with misted water or a good coating of dust but these plants' glands tend to drool their way out of that predicament within a day.

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