October 7

What is on the Tree?

Have you noticed these cones growing on the bald cypress trees that line the back parking lot?  Although deciduous, they are conifers (cone producing trees).  They earned the name bald because they are one of the first trees to lose their leaves in the fall.

Click photo for more images

Category: Science | LEAVE A COMMENT
October 1

Donkeys

Farmer Sue taught us some interesting facts about donkeys.  Look at the donkeys below.  What do you notice on the back of each of them?  Legend has it that because the donkey carried Jesus into Jerusalem, God marked donkeys with a cross.  Each donkey has a unique cross which is how farmers tell them apart.

the <b>legend of the donkey s</b> cross begins in the bible in mark