Work in Progress: Secret
Life of Trees Animation
Mistletoe Awareness/ Warning Page!
cut into green wood is a compromise to a tree, so once the decision to do so
has been made, the damage logically should be minimal. A lot of old
techniques of wearing climbing spikes, topping, painting, leaving stobs,
ripping branch collars, heavy equipment run right up to trunk etc. have
turned out to be totally 180 degrees from the now understood biology of a
living thing, not a dead block of wood...
-Trees are the largest living organisms on
the planet ever. To understand their functions, it is best to more honestly
personify them , rather than let the images of our more likely familiarity
with wood as a dead thing we pound nails into rule our decisions!
~"We can learn more from Nature, than ever teach her!"~
too is best realized as dynamic living element, and encouraged to be a rich
sea of life processing and permeating the soil medium for less soil
resistance to grow against, and richer nutrient return for any growth at the
same time. So good soil is good in both of these separate, but compounding
ways; both of these are elements are determined by the soil's permeability.
This is why gardens are tilled etc.
world of fascinating knots, rope strategies etc. for safely taking command
climbing, working and rigging units of a tree by professionals. Some
simpler things that securely take command, and knots and principles to be
used by almost anyone