Posts Tagged ‘tree’
A friendly neighbor appears to have turned a leafless urban plant into a corn tree for hungry winter birds. Have you spotted any urban trees turned into bird feeders?
The view at the entrance to the country village on Christmas Eve: a birch tree by lamplight. Hope you all have been having a lovely holiday season.
This Berlin-Mitte tree is a real clotheshorse.
For one day only, a very odd tree in Miami will become a pop-up art gallery and installation site for an event entitled Shade Tree. Tomorrow, December 6, artist Barron Sherer informed us via email, he and William Keddell will be showing a site-specific work about this large tree which has grown right through and around a chain link fence. (more…)
The folks on Dresdenerstraße, a little street tucked away behind Kottbusser Tor in Berlin-Kreuzberg, have gotten up several of their currently leafless street trees with colorful baubles and ribbons. For once, Christmas finery isn’t reserved for the conifers.
Little tied-up Christmas trees wobbling around a Berlin hotel courtyard today, looking like so many skinny stockinged bank-robber heads.
Outlines of seasonal urban plants appeared at Alexanderplatz station on a recent foggy morning.
When leaves start falling in autumn, they sometimes amaze me with their size. The enormous leaves from tulip trees, for example, can be as big as your face! This one, from a plane tree on a Berlin street, isn’t quite that large, but it’s still pretty big.
Our colleague, local ecologist, is also collecting leaves – quite a few more than I’ve gathered so far.
If you’ve found any interesting leaves in your neighborhoods, let me know!