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August 24, 2008

Cat with Ginkgo

Nice cat on a balcony sitting on a pot with a Ginkgo tree.
Photo by mcdux.

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: Ginkgo and Alzheimer.

August 22, 2008

Gilbert & George U.S. Tour

A retrospective of the work of eccentric celebrity British duo Gilbert & George made its U.S. debut at San Francisco's de Young Museum, comprising more than 80 pictures made since 1970. Included in the exhibition are selections from the Ginkgo Pictures, which was part of the exhibition that represented the United Kingdom at the 2005 Venice Biennale. Now the exhibition is at the Milwaukee Art Museum June through September 2008, and it ends its international tour at the Brooklyn Museum of Art (Brooklyn, New York) October 2008 through January 2009.
View many of the Ginkgo Pictures on my Art-page.

August 20, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* Added Ginkgo stamp issued in 2004 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Zsolnay, a porcelain factory in Hungary. Read more here.

August 19, 2008

Collage Titmouse and Ginkgo leaves

Black-Crested or Mexican Titmouse perched in a Ginkgo tree.
Collage made by Chelsea (foftychel), San Francisco, California.
Photo on Flickr.com .

August 17, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: Old Ginkgo in Kashmir in danger.
* Added video: Ginkgo in China: grafting technique video.

August 16, 2008

Video: Ginkgo trees in China

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A video on Tudou.com of Ginkgo trees in fall in Caifeng, China.

August 11, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New photo photospecial page: Butterfly Common Emerald (Hemithea Aestivaria) on Ginkgo leaf (photo courtesy C.J. Keppel, thanks!).
* Added (link to) photo of Ginkgo espalier (photo courtesy Chris Heiler, thanks!): Tree-page.

August 10, 2008

Old Ginkgo in Beijing, China

A Ginkgo tree of c. 800 years dropping its leaves in a park in Beijing (Shijingshan District), China.
Photosource Sina (November 2007).

August 08, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: Olympic Games 2008 Beijing, Ginkgo trees planted.

August 06, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* Added photos from readers of Ginkgo trees in Spain and Argentina.
* Added video: Ginkgo poem by J.W. von Goethe.

August 04, 2008

Ginkgo root system in planters

I am a new owner of two ginkgo trees (they are @ 5ft tall) and I just love them.  I want to make sure I plant them correctly so we can enjoy them for a very long time.  We are wanting to plant them in our planters that are 3ft tall by 14ft long and they would be in full sun.  I know they are slow growers but will there be a problem of the roots breaking through the planters eventually or there being enough room for the root system to grow properly?  The bottom portion of the planter is open to the ground below.  Any info would be great!!  Thank you.
Question by Janette

August 02, 2008

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: Marimekko Ginkgo design fall 2008.
* Added new photo gallery design of Ginkgo trees in the Netherlands and the USA (locations mentioned on my Where-page). The other photo-pages will follow later.

August 01, 2008

Marimekko Ginkgo design 2008

Marimekko is a Finnish company particularly noted for brightly-colored printed fabrics and simple styles. In their fall 2008 collection they have designs with Ginkgo leaves.
Start here to see them and read more here.