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Garden Book Review | Tropical Plants For Home And Garden By William Warren | Photographs By Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

 If you are an exotic tropical plant collector, tropical gardener, or tropical garden designer, than this book is a nice edition to your library.  The book is divided into nine sections: Introduction, Ornamental Trees, Flowering Shrubs and Annuals, Foliage Plants, Vines and Creepers, Exotics, Ground Covers, Water Plants, Palms, and…

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Patterns From Tropical Plants

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Tropical Plants – Heliconia

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Tropical Plants – Cactus Flower With One Day to Live

Enjoy as you go! Rare exotic tropical plant collectors learn patience.  Some bromeliads will take 48 months to flower and then die without pupping.  The most beautiful ginger flowers will last a week.  Some of the canna flowers will provide you with two or three days of total amazement.  This…

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Tropical Plants – Leaves

This photography essay was supplied to Edge of Humanity Magazine by David Nikias at “Leaves and Plants“. Click on any image to see more images of leaves at “Leaves and Plants”. Click on any image to see more images of trees at “Leaves and Plants”. Click on any image to…

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Exotic Tropical Bromeliad Plant Pups FOR SALE | Continuously Updated

    Hello I’m an exotic tropical plant collector. The plants I sell come from my tropical garden. I provide healthy plants at a very affordable price.     I ship all plants on Monday or Tuesday so they arrive before the weekend.  Bromeliads are very hardy plants, but they are LIVE plants.  Please make sure they are out of…

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My Zen Tropical Garden

It was a heavy summertime nighttime rain. Thunder and lightning provided a sound and light show that was free of charge. After the rain stopped, I went outside to my garden with my torch light and looked around. The plants were soaking wet and the air was much cooler. The…

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Garden Book Review | Heliconia An Identification Guide By Fred Berry and W. John Kress

  My Comments: Heliconia are the queen of the flower world. Not only are the leaves delicate and beautiful, but the flowers are also gorgeous and look like they are from another planet. The diversity is overwhelming and the size, texture, and exploding colors of the flowers bring the tropical…

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Start Of A New Series | Garden Book Reviews

  For decades, I have been in love with gardening . There is a tranquil feeling walking out to the backyard and picking fresh vegetables for a salad or cooked in a wok, frying pan, slow cooker, a pot, or in the oven. Sitting outside,  watching the garden, eating a…

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Cannonball Tree (Couroupita Guianensis) Photo Essay

This photography essay depicts the intriguing cannonball tree. See Also: Tropical Plants – Angel Mist Bamboo  Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Nature Photography Heliconia

Unquestionably one of Gods most beautiful creations.  The Heliconia Rostrata plant usually looks very frail and dry.  Out of nowhere, a flower pops out and hangs suspended for weeks taking the entire surrounding landscape hostage.  Please click here for more tropical plants. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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Time For Stones

  Artwork By Petra Pawlofsky   Time for Stones Have you ever strolled along a sea shore and discovered a  stone that fascinated you at first sight? You picked it up and held it in your hand stroking it to make it dry, clean and shining? And you looked at it…

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Book Review | Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells | The Ultimate Reference Book For The Magical Arts | By Judika Illes

  I love this book. It is one of my favorites in the occult section of my library. It is valuable as a practical and historical tool. The book is an excellent guide for the beginning as well as experienced witch. I have never seen another book that has so…

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WireWood Trees

  Artwork By Clive Maddison Trees & Me. For as long as I can remember I’ve had a fascination with trees.  Most of us wouldn’t notice how much of an impact trees have on our daily lives. It’s something I have become acutely aware of in recent years following the start…

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In Between The Real & The Abstract

  Artwork By Alessandra Tarnowski Mastrogiovanni   Alessandra’s artworks questions the human body, the female, plants and insects. The question about our true nature, divine essence, energy and vibration. Passionate about drawing, she has a rare expressive talent using elegant color combinations. She traveled the real and the abstract, but…

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Greenhouses & Other Places

  Artist and Designer Michael Jantzen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Early built greenhouses and other places in which to grow plants.’  To see Michael ’s body of work, click on any photograph.           A series of early…

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Strength & Vulnerability

  Artwork By Ava Sol   Ava photo series “Unite” marries fine art self portraits with plants with inspired lines to show the unity between humans and nature, sexuality and spirituality. The photographs depict the strength and the vulnerability of the human body, complemented by the life force of the natural world…

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Concrete In The Jungle | Built By Hand & On Foot

  Photographer Carlotta Boettcher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Xilitla’ series.  To see Carlotta ’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Many years ago I happened to see a photograph of a garden in Mexico in Architectural…

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All The Same

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Alan Watts In My Own Way An Autobiography    “In the scene of spring there is nothing inferior, nothing superior; Flowering branches grow naturally, some short, some long.”   Hermit Poet’s Comments: Throughout the decades, while working and admiring; I…

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Garden Book Review | An Encyclopedia Of Cultivated Palms By Robert Lee Riffle & Paul Craft

  When designing a tropical garden, it is not only important to have low multicolored, multi-textured plants, but also tall vertical trees that give the garden the deep jungle look.  This is were palms come into play.  I have several different types of palms in my tropical garden that give…

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Artist Exposé | Scanography

  Photographer Dorothea Garbisch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Scanografie’ series.  To see Dorothea’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Dorothea Garbisch     See also: Plants By Dorothea…

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digging holes plants  gently placed in soil dirty hands simplicity laboring on my piece of land   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I…

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Root Bound

  Artist Francis Baker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Everyday Garden’.  To see Francis’s body of work, click on any image.           The everyday garden began after I salvaged a discarded houseplant left on the side of…

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From The Gardens Of An English Country House

  Photographer Amanda Harman  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From ‘Garden Stories’ series.  To see Amanda’s body of work, click on any image.           This series of unintended or ‘accidental’ still lives, made around the gardens and outbuildings of an…

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Garden Book Review | Bananas You Can Grow By James W. Waddick and Glenn M. Stokes

  My Comments: I enjoy going out to the garden and cutting a huge heavy bunch of bananas off a plant and hang it on a wood back patio beam. As the bananas continue to ripen, I pull them off the stem and eat sweet fresh grown fruit. During the…

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Garden Book Review | Bromeliads | For The Contemporary Garden By Andrew Steens

I love bromeliads. Bromeliads produce pups after pups and it is so much fun walking around the garden and always seeing new growth. If you seriously grow and collect these plants, the garden will become a mind-bending texture and multi-color fantasy paradise. The missus and I have been collecting and…

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Book Review | The Zen Life | Text By Koji Sato | Photographs By Sosei Kuzunishi | Translated By Ryojun Victoria

It has been long time since I have read this book. This is another old book I found covered with dust, behind one of the wood shelves, when I was looking around with my headlamp for termite wings. The Zen Life is one of  the first books I read about…

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  plants need to drink ancient vessel leaks happiness is what everyone seeks however humans suffer Who controls the switch? faith  continues  to make its pitch  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical…

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  Immersed in tropical garden habitat Wearing my straw hat Slowly Spreading Fertilizer around plants While light summer rain falls * Find More Poetry HERE BACK TO HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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  Lessons from the tropical garden! A decade ago I dug a hole Placed the young plant into the soil Nature Provided Sunshine and rain Alcantarea Imperialis never asked for anything and always gave beauty, including a final gift of a spectacular flower and new pups to carry on.  …

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Ball And Chain By Big Mama Thornton

Are you ready for some Blues? I’m sitting on my old wood rocking chair, under an aluminum awning, on my back patio. I purchased the rocker years ago, while visiting the Great Smokey Mountains. I’m sipping on Jack Daniel’s and smoking my pipe. A very light spring rain is falling…

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Nature Photography: Heliconias – The Jungle Plant

  Heliconias flowers are some of the most beautiful in the plant kingdom.  There are a multitude of different types of heliconia plants.  These magnificent specimens mainly grow in subtropical and tropical environments.

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