Many parts of the nasturtium are edible. The green seeds can be used as a substitute for capers, and, during World War II, they were an easily...
In a blink of an eye, those local luscious red orbs are gone. They had their day in the sun and we had a few days of delicious delirium when they...
A few weeks back, after an afternoon spent thinning her garlic plants, Sue Silva had a large bag of young garlic that she offered to our group of...
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.

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