Hay is for horses . . . and sheep, goats, and cattle, too! Fields are hayed to provide food for livestock in dark and cold seasons when plants are...
Take time to smell the roses. It is perhaps the best display I have seen in a long time. Beach Road is ablaze in blooms of rosa rugosa. Pink, red and...
This season has been a tough one for anyone with hay fever, and for everyone who is tired of being covered with that potent yellow (and sometimes...
While many think Jack-in-the-pulpit describes a flower with pious pedigrees, I now know that the devil is in the details.
Wild geraniums are making a splash in our woodlands. While they are absolutely of the plant persuasion, they have a strong bird connection and might...
Just before the leaves of most of our Island trees and bushes pop, the shadbush produces delicate white flowers that go off like a flashbulb.
Dandelions are the secret ingredient to creating a satisfying stout, but these little yellow flowers that everyone can easily identify are quite...
Mother nature is finally giving us the green light. Forget the spinach in cellophane and prechopped bagged salads — now is the time for a taste of...
With oysters, you can go crazy or be more refined. My favorite use of oysters is using them as food. Deciding on whether to go wild or cultured,...

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