Star flower, star power. If you find yourself seeing stars in the middle of the day, in bright sunlight, it may not necessarily be due to a...
Chokeberry had a stranglehold on James Hardin’s affection. In 1973, James W. Hardin wrote an article called The Enigmatic Chokeberries. While...
Europe has given us many great food and drink specialties — prosecco and spumoni from Italy, triple cream brie and wine from France, sangria from...
Keep off the grass. Good advice for the grass that is the only type of turf that I would ever advocate for. I am no lover of lawns;...
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Eric Brown of Edgartown has a secret. Like many fishermen, when it comes to his favorite angling spot, Eric does not fish and tell. But, he...
Naturalist Nicholas Culpepper made a valid observation when he noted that “God and nature made nothing in vain.” He was speaking of...
“The Redcoats are coming, the Redcoats are coming.” This isn’t a flashback to 1775, although I am writing on the historic Patriots Day holiday...
“Look up, it’s a bird, it’s a plane” No, it’s not Superman, but it is super-natural. The superheroes of the sky this week will be the Lyrid...
This is fair warning, the article that you are about to read is a primer on poop, a discussion of droppings, and an explanation of excrement....

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