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March 30, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* Added to my Art-page (picture gallery):

- Architecture: Ginkgo project Beekbergen ;
- Antique Japanese dolls SAGA-NINGYÔ.


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March 23, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New photo photospecial page: Ginkgo trees and Wollemi pine, Evolution garden, Valloires gardens, Argoules, France.
* Added to my Art-page (picture gallery): Kosode with Ginkgo leaves, Edo period.

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March 21, 2012

Start of fall: Google doodle with Ginkgo leaf

Yesterday Google searchengine showed a doodle because of the first day of fall in the Southern Hemisphere.
On the image - designed by Marimekko - you can see a Ginkgo leaf!
Read more on this website. Google doodles link.


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March 19, 2012

Ginkgo trees in Charleston, S.C.

Charleston's Ginkgo biloba party:
There are several Ginkgo trees in Charleston, South Carolina.
On this blog by Joan Perry some of them are shown.


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March 13, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

*New topic: Glaucoma and Ginkgo biloba.
*New topic: Alan Mitchell lecture at Kew Gardens about the Ginkgo.

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March 11, 2012

Ginkgo trees one year after Fukushima

Today it is one year after the Fukushima earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan.
Photo: Ginkgo trees in Azuma Sports Park Fukushima, November 2011.
The child carries a radiation monitoring badge.
Read more here. See another photo here.

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March 07, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* Added Google scholar search box on Links-page.

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March 04, 2012

Ginkgo Bannaji temple, Ashikaga, Japan



Huge Ginkgo tree in fall. Location: Bannaji temple in Ashikaga, Japan.
Video by frerehideo on YouTube.

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March 01, 2012

"Frosted Ginkgo leaves" by Sara Howell


“Frosted Ginkgo Leaves”, photo by Sara Howell of Gainesville, Va.

Sara won best of show in the 79th annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon held in the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland.
"Howell said she’s taken photos all over the United States and also overseas. But she shot “Frosted Ginkgo Leaves” in her front yard.
“I planted a Ginkgo tree in my yard to learn about them when I became a Master Gardener,” she said. “I’ve got a Rottie named Kona. I took her out for a walk one day and I saw the fallen Ginkgo leaves had frosted. I ran in to get my camera.”

Read more in the Herald-Mail.


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