Fallen Tree Face

Here a fallen tree is transformed into a mustachioed man in this incredibly cool wood carving. We of course do not condone carving into any living, planted trees of any kind, but we did think that transforming this dead tree into a work of art was amazing.

Trees Grown From Trees

Similar to coppicing, the Daisugi technique for growing trees began in Japan during the Muromachi period around the 14th century. The Sugi trees are pruned similar to a Bonsai trees and the wood is uniformly cut, straight and without knots. Perfect for construction and producing wood without cutting down trees for 700 years!

Optical Illusion Tree

The way the leaves grow on this Rising Sun Redbud appears blurry, or like some sort of fascinating optical illusion. Taken in Atlanta, GA.

Tree pruning

The Environmental Benefits of Proper Tree Maintenance

How well you care for a tree determines its strength, ability to tolerate harsh conditions, and how long it lives. A well-maintained tree embodies growth and life. It provides us not only with shade and shelter, but with tranquility and peace as well.  One way to keep your trees in good shape is to give […]

Methuselah Tree

The World’s Second Oldest Tree

Meet Methuselah, the world’s second oldest tree at 4,851 years old. Named after the Biblical figure who was said to have died at 969 years old, Methuselah is a Great Basin bristlecone pine, and was recently beaten out as the oldest tree by another Great Basin bristlecone pine which was discovered to be 5,069 years […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 49 - Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

It’s time to go for a walk in the woods as Noel and Jacob chat about an Eastern phenomenon called Forest Bathing and the magical healing powers of the trees that could save your life!

nature wins again

Nature Finds a Way…Again | Green Wings Award

If you haven’t learned by now…nature always finds a way. As you can see in this image, where is seems as if someone decided it would be a good idea to attach their lock to this branch, the tree found a way to free itself. It just kept growing and broke the lock open. Nature’s […]

green roof

Green Roof

Now this takes the term “green roof” to a whole new level. I don’t know which came first here, the house or the tree (I’m guessing the tree), but either way, it’s nature for the win once again! So, today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day, goes to this tree and the natural green roof it […]

Lizard Camp Out | Green Wings Award

This cute, little birdhouse may have been originally intended for the birds, but it looks like a neighborhood lizard has other plans. Maybe he’s simply looking for a new place to live or perhaps he’s planning a trip. The birdhouse does look like a camper….so he could be on a camp out. Whatever his intentions […]

Everyone Loves a Tree | Green Wings Award

While isn’t not uncommon to see birds, or even squirrels, hanging out in trees, finding a goat in a tree is a rare sight in most places around the world. Not in Morocco, apparently. Check out these goats! These goats climb trees instead of mountains. Just goes to show you…everyone loves a tree! For their […]