Banksia

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African Violet Plants - but I think the idea of any growing plants in teacups, placed on a tiered tidbit tray, is an excellent display/centerpiece: Midwest Living

How to Grow African Violet Plants

These easy-care little wonders provide year-round blooms in a range of colors. Here's how to grow African violets, including tips on watering, feeding, shaping, cleaning and repotting.

Banksia

Banksia

banksia  this fun-guy has a lot to say-haha...get it? fun...guy...okay- i'll stop now...

banksia this fun-guy has a lot to say-haha...get it? fun...guy...okay- i'll stop now...

Banksia Integrifolia cone: Australian flower

Banksia Integrifolia cone: Australian flower (well it WAS)

The banksia integrifolia flower after it has expired... revealing the gorgeous 'spine' of the flower which turns into this lovely banksia cone. I've been fascinated with these cones since i was a kid. i love the patterns of these "Big Bad Banksia Men". borrowed friends Nikon D70

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting cones" and heads. Despite the large number of flowers per inflorescence, only a few of them ever develop fruit. The fruit of Banksia is a woody follicle embedded in the axis of the inflorescence. These consist of two horizontal valves that tightly enclose the seeds.

The soul is bone

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting “cones” and heads. Despite the...

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banksia cone

banksia seed - Google Search

banksia seed - Google Search

Banksia saxicola needs fire or extreme heat to open and drop it's seed.

Banksia saxicola needs fire or extreme heat to open and drop it's seed.

‘Banksia seed pods’ by Miriam Shilling

'Banksia seed pods' by Miriam Shilling.

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‘Banksia seed pods’ by Miriam Shilling

'Banksia seed pods' by Miriam Shilling.

Banksia seed capsule close-up Tatters

Banksia seed capsule close-up

Coast Banksia (Banksia integrifolia) Someone commented below the picture should be called "Banksia Gospel Sisters":) Explore 21 Jul 2007 #459

pallet bench

Pallet Bench Tutorial

I finally remembered to take some pictures in process so thought I'd share a pallet bench/ coffee table tutorial with you. You can use this same tutorial to make a pallet sofa table or step stool. Here is the pallet I started with: Using a jigsaw I cut off this piece to use for my bench/coffee table. Oops, one side, what was the middle piece, is in rough shape. Oh well, it is pallet wood, not going for perfection here so I glued and screwed it. I then added end pieces for looks, but also to…