Mother Natures little Hazards

by Pete Fitzgetald September. 17, 2019 205 views

I give you the pine-cone . . . It comes in several shapes, it is sticky, prickly and pointy, but what else you ask is cool about Pine-cones? These photos now click the like button or else!

Believe it or not I am actually allergic to the pine pitch/sap if it gets on my hands or skin I puff up like one of those balloons in the Christmas day parades... hey gang look there is Snoopy, oh wow here comes Garfield and WTF look it's a fat old guy and he is sort of turning blue!

And with that yes, I still feel the need to play with them, something else pine-cones are good for is fire starter, trust me that is why I collect them fast fire starter and in the winter at camp you just need 2 of those little sticky bastards to start the warm fire.

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Russell Smith 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Being allergic to pine sap would suck especially for me. Curious if your allergic to turpentine because at least the natural stuff comes from pine sap. The Pine Cone that I hate is the green pine cone. I had a squirrel drop one and I head a noise looked up and bammmm right in the eye it hit lol.

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Sherry Hill 6 months, 3 weeks ago

good to know about the fire starter.. running a wood stove all winter.. :)

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Camellia Staab 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Ok, ok, I clicked! But seriously #2  is what attracts me to them, they way they open up. Btw I never knew that one could be allergic to pine cones. And so I learned something new from you smile

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Pete Fitzgetald Replied to Camellia Staab 6 months, 3 weeks ago

just the pine pitch and I hang out in the woods all the time what a putz I am

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Camellia Staab Replied to Pete Fitzgetald 6 months, 3 weeks ago


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