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Are Trees the Optimal Life-form?

385 Million Years of Evolution and Still Going Strong

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Trees at Pebble Beach watching yet another species come and go (by WM House; ArcheanArt)

We turned one of our side lawns into a garden this summer and included two trees in the design — one was a seven-gallon Parrotia. The root ball was not huge, but poor drainage in the clay-bound soil required an extra-large hole. I marveled at both the simplicity and complexity of the tree as we…

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William House

William House

Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.