I stared out looking a photos from NASA and ended up with photos of the US Navy. Don’t ask why. It just works that way sometimes. I was going to just do the US Navy photos, but then decided to do the NASA photos as well.

What does any of this have to do with gardening? Everything is connected. Is that kind of like because I said so?

We’ll start with way far away and come back down to earth.

A galaxy recently seen by the Hubble Telescope, NASA. In the upper left are new stars forming.

This is an 18 mile wide crack in the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. It is 180 feet deep and as wide as 800 feet across in places.  By, NASA

Mount Everest.

The rest of the pictures are US Navy photos.

Gulf of Aden, June 25, 2009. The 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit jumps from H-53 Stallion helicopter. Photo by, US Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Anna Kines

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Matthew Shaw directs UH-60 Army Blackhawk helicopter on July 9, 2009. This is the Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship, USNS Comfort (T-AH-20), near Corinito, Nicaragua.   By, Senior Airman Jessica Snow, US Air Force.

Navy ships conducting a replenishment at sea operation.  By, Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Jim Hampshire.

A Seabee guides an airfield ground crew loading equipment onto a truck on the Kandahar Airfield flightline.  By, Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte. Taken on November 28, 2009.

Navy Seal in an underwater navigation exercise  by, Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class William S. Parker. Taken on August 14, 2010.