Planting Trees Helped a Yorkshire Town in England Miss Winter Floods!

  Planting Trees Helped a Yorkshire Town in England Miss Winter Floods! According to The Guardian, tree planting and other natural approaches have prevented flooding at Pickering in North Yorkshire over Christmas, at a time when heavy rainfall caused devastating flooding across the region. Slowing the Flow scheme, which saw 40,000 trees planted, reduced peak […]

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Yellowy beige

  These beautiful, medium-sized owls are named for the yellowy beige (also known as “buff”) feathers on their heads and chests that are interspersed with dark, vertical streaks. Their large eyes are yellow and they have long ear tufts. They have rich brown feathers on their back. There is a white “V” on their forehead […]

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Yellow flame

  Yellow flame is a very beautiful and elegant ornamental tree. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and can grow to around 50 meters or 164 feet tall. Its golden-yellow flowers are fragrant and have a grape like scent. Its spreading crown of many branches consisting of feathery mimosa like leaves and abundance of […]

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The Tree of Tule

  El Árbol del Tule (or The Tree of Tule) is like a living cathedral that dwarfs the Church of the Assumption in Oaxaca, Mexico. It has the stoutest trunk of any tree in the world. The tree’s 50 foot or 15 meter diameter trunk supports branches the length of two tennis courts. To mitigate […]

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Spindle Tree

  The Spindle Tree is popular for its bright pink or purple fruits! It gets its name from a wool spindle (used for spinning wool), where its wood was used for making spindles. It can grow up to 20 feet or 6 meters high and popular in gardens for its attractive autumn colours. Parts of […]

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