British Farmer Plants Heart-Shaped Meadow in Honor of Late Wife

July 17, 2012 by  
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Winston Howes, green thumb and hopeless romantic, planted 6,000 oak trees  in the shape of heart in his South Gloucestershire meadow 15 years ago as a tribute to his late wife, Janet. His stunning memorial was his very own secret garden for years until a hot air balloonist happened to cruise over the land and capture a picture of the giant grassy emblem. “I have my own balloon and am quite a regular flyer — but this was the most amazing sight I have ever seen from the sky,” the pilot, Andy Collet told The Telegraph  on Friday. ”It was a perfect heart hidden away from view – you would not know it was there… You can just imagine the love story.” Read the rest of British Farmer Plants Heart-Shaped Meadow in Honor of Late Wife Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: daffodils , England , english countryside , Gardening , gardens , gloucestershire , green , green design , greenscaping , heart-shaped , landscape , landscaping , meadow , meadows , memorial , oak trees , oaks , Tribute , UK , yard

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US Geoengineers Want to Make Artificial Clouds to Cool Planet

July 17, 2012 by  
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Scientists have discussed many bizarre geoengineering methods to reverse the effects of climate change, but this is one of the oddest; American geoengineers believe that by  dispersing sulphate aerosols in the atmosphere , they can cool vast regions of the planet. How do they aim to do this? By using high-flying balloons to spray thousands of tons of sun-reflecting chemical particles into the atmosphere, which in turn create massive artificial clouds. Read the rest of US Geoengineers Want to Make Artificial Clouds to Cool Planet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: america rainfall , artificial clouds , artificial volcano , Climate Change , Cool Planet , David Keith , european rainfall , geoengineering , geoengineering madness , geoengineering projects , geoengineering side effects , global rainfall , mount pinatobe , sulfate clouds , sulfur aerosols , sulfur injection , ucla

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The Best 6 Places to See Spring Bloom in NYC

March 20, 2012 by  
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Today is the official first day of spring, but the season’s first buds and blossoms have been popping up all over New York City for weeks. From the cherry trees in the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to the dainty Dawn bodnant viburnum on the High Line , spring is certainly showing its colors. With a warm and sunny forecast for the week, we couldn’t ask for more perfect weather to take in the start of spring. We’ve rounded up our six favorite places in the city to see the season’s first blooms – hit the jump to check them out! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: brooklyn botanic garden , central park , cherry blossoms , cherry trees bbg , cherry trees nyc , daffodils , high line , high line blooms , high line spring , narrows botanical garden , prospect park , spring , spring 2012 , spring flowers , spring in nyc , spring nyc , Wave Hill , where to see spring bloom nyc

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