By: Amelia Emery
The moon crab is a beautiful species of crab known for its bright and bold coloration. More commonly known as the Halloween crab or Halloween moon crab, these crabs exhibit a dark inky black carapace, bright orange to red legs, and purple claws. Known scientifically...
By: R. Renee Bembry
Thinking about a giant land crab may bring to mind a delicious meal of crustacean meat to eat for seafood lovers. This is because giant land crab carapaces can measure in at six inches from the top portion to the bottom area. The carapace is...
Tree profiles: Eastern white pine
By: Barbara Stanley
The southeastern White Pine Tree Range The southeastern White Pine is native to Newfoundland, southern Canada, west to Minnesota and southeast Manitoba, then south along the Appalachian Mountains to the extreme north Georgia. These beautiful pines once grew in forests that covered much of the...
By: Amanda Sullivan
Maple trees are very pretty trees. They can provide color and shade to a garden or landscape. Many beautiful and tasty things come from the Maple trees. A couple of these items are pretty maple furniture and yummy, sweet maple candy. Not all Maple trees...
By: Barbara Zarrella
The Patriot Crab is just that with it’s brilliant colors. It is known by many names, some of which are listed below. The carapace is dark blueish to purple in color. It's legs are a reddish to orange and the white claws complete the...
By: Catherine Loeffler
Succulents: Greenery Graced With Natural 'Juice' At first blush it seems contradictory that the term succulents refers to a group of plants, many of which produce nothing by way of flower or fruit. After all, most people associate the term succulent with juicy, desirable edibles...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Blue Pine is also called Bhutan Pine. This tree is native to the Hindu Kush Mountains and you can find them growing in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Yunnan and China. It thrives at high altitudes in the mountain valleys. The Blue Pine can reach a...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Table Mountain Pine Tree is a small tree that is native to the United States and its range is in the Appalachian Mountains. This tree is commonly called Hickory Pine or Mountain Pine. The Table Mountain Pine has a very rounded and irregular shape...
By: Marisa Andra
The Blue Pine (Pinus wallichiana) is also called the Himalayan White Pine or Bhutan Pine. This pine is closely related to Bhutan White Pine and often causes confusion. It grows in Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains, from eastern Afghanistan east across northern Pakistan and...
Tree profiles: Pond pine
By: Muse
Pond Pine (Pinus serotina) is also known as Pocosin Pine, Marsh Pine or Black Pine. This pine grows up to 15 to 20 meters in height, occasionally up to 30 meters. The Pond Pine has a crooked growth pattern and an irregular top with numerous...

 

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