Monthly Archives: September 2013

Grafted Forests

Perhaps while in the forest you’ve seen tree stumps that look something like this.   This was a Douglas Fir (Psudotsuga menziesii) that was cut down some time ago. Instead of the stump dying and rotting away, which would normally … Continue reading

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Cherry Brown Rot

It’s well past cherry season here in Seattle and Western Washington, but earlier this summer you may have noticed a brown mold covering fruits just as they were ripening. This is due to a fungus called cherry brown rot or … Continue reading

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