Guess what happened!

jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)December 7, 2013

Not what it seems ...

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mxk3(Zone 6 SE MI)

Photoshop?

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 12:21AM
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jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)

Posted by mxk3 z5b/6 MI (My Page) on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 0:21

Nope.

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 2:21AM
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susanzone5(z5NY)

Hibiscus covered with ash or mud (volcanic or tsunami) followed by a bloom.

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 9:56AM
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jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)

Posted by susanzone5 z5NY (My Page) on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 9:56

Wow, that is brilliant.

The picture was taken on a tropical island of Indonesia. They just had a volcano eruption. The flower just opened after the eruption. The icy items are actually volcanic ash.

Are these volcanic ash very fertile and suitable for many crops? Hmm ...

This post was edited by jujujojo on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 10:01

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 9:59AM
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christinmk z5b eastern WA

That was my thought too, Volcanic ash.

There are certain circumstances where it is likely harmful (especially if there is enough ash to smother established forests say), but in general I believe volcanic ash is pretty good for replenishing minerals back into the soil.
CMK

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 2:11PM
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SunnyBorders(5A)

Interesting for sure, but don't want one (a neighbourhood volcano that is).

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 3:16PM
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jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)

Posted by SunnyBorders 5A (My Page) on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 15:16

yes, a volcano creates disaster - but sometimes, the hot springs are good for bath.

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SunnyBorders(5A)

Sounds good.
Really cold here.

    Bookmark   December 25, 2013 at 3:08PM
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