Hungry Trees

May 15, 2007 at 10:34 pm 8 comments

At Caldwell Fields, I found more trees absorbing an obstacle.  This time they were eating wires.

Tree Eats a Wire
Three wires almost look like they were threaded through the tree.

Tree Eating Wire
Close shot of an absorbed wire

As a refresher, the other hungry trees were at Bottom Creek Gorge and on the John’s Creek Mountain Trail:


Hungry tree at Bottom Creek Gorge


Hungry tree on John’s Creek Mountain Trail

Now that I think about it, Granary Cemetary in Boston had a hungry tree too:

Granary Cemetary in Boston
Trees in Boston have a taste for tombstones

Yeah…remind me to never get in the way of a tree.

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Entry filed under: Caldwell Fields, Hiking, trees.

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Hungry Tree: Amsterdam « TGAW  |  November 27, 2008 at 8:01 am

    […] 2008 Being one of the most tree-rich cities in Europe, it makes sense that Amsterdam would have a hungry tree somewhere. Here’s one I spotted next to the zoo in someone’s yard. It’s eating a […]

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  • 2. 3 Year Blogiversary « TGAW  |  March 3, 2009 at 1:04 am

    […] Hungry Trees […]

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  • 3. Phytoremediating Doritos Bags and Soda Cans « TGAW  |  April 23, 2009 at 5:04 am

    […] in my five months here, the Camden Causeway Park tends to be especially prone to litter. Just as trees absorb metal blazes, fences and even gravestones, the trees at Camden Causeway Park aren’t deterred by the garbage they encounter on the swamp […]

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  • 4. gerbert  |  July 2, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    Here’s a good collection of tree’s eating things: http://hungrytrees.com/

    Reply
  • 5. Vicky  |  July 4, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    Sweet– nice domain name to boot! 🙂

    Reply
  • 6. Hungry Tree – Gravestone « TGAW  |  November 19, 2010 at 5:06 am

    […] in 2007, when I did my original collection of Hungry Trees, I featured a tree in Boston eating a tombstone. Here is a tree “across the pond” with […]

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  • 7. Hungry Trees – Fences « TGAW  |  December 1, 2010 at 5:02 am

    […] 1, 2010 I’ve shared my fair share of trees eating fences in the past. Here are a few more courtesy of Creative Commons and Flickr […]

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  • 8. Brian Meynell  |  June 20, 2011 at 6:51 am

    How do I get all photo’s that are published

    Reply

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