Pass the peas please! No one is happier than I am about the preponderance of peas. We are nearing legume lunacy — snap, sugar, English, snow and...
Ouch — both literally and metaphorically. I will say pointedly that thistle has some sharp issues. To look at this plant, one might think of a...
While most of us know that it is not polite to spit, there are some who refuse to follow even this basic tenet of manners.
I have been very blessed lately, and I bet that you have been too. It is not an epidemic of good fortune, but rather an overabundance of pollen...
The fields are blushing. It is for good reason that the meadows are red-faced. Blame it on embarrassment, but more likely it is sorrel that is...
They’re back, we hope. Within a week or two, the nymphs may emerge from the ground where they have hibernated for 17 years, occasionally sipping on...
I can “azure” you that it is finally spring. It wasn’t a little birdie that told me; rather, a small butterfly. This butterfly has all the...
If you blinked last week, then you might have missed it. The shadbush bloomed. Shadbush is a quick-change artist: its flowers are here one...
The ability of pigweed to grow cannot be denied. It grows just about anywhere and may grow to be six feet tall. Last May we discovered it in our...

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