Kudzu
We’ve got trouble and it is not in River City. Trouble, trouble, trouble right here on Martha’s Vineyard. Trouble for the botanist, trouble...
These needles are not difficult to find in any haystack. Around this Island, you can easily find pine needles under, over and around you...
Rose knows. Island seaweed artist, centenarian, naturalist and amateur mycologist Rose Treat periodically sends letters to the editor of our...
Designer Bill Blass’ advice to the fashion conscious was: “When in doubt, wear red.” Meadowhawk dragonflies know this. Perhaps they even started...
Humphrey Bogart had more than a few memorable lines. Though “Here’s looking at you, kid” is likely the most remembered and repeated, Bogart...
insect
Just when you thought that you were safe from the summer barrage of guests, an uninvited crowd shows up at your house. They are definitely...
Eat your greens. Good advice for health and for taste. I can’t get enough greens, ever! Bring on the kale, collards, spinach and lettuce of...
It is a dirt-y word. Gardeners, landscapers and lawn care professionals, hold your ears (or close your eyes, in the case of this article), I...
kitesurfer
I would like a word with wind. Or maybe a few words with wind. Windfall, windburn and windmill would all fit the bill. Wordsmithing aside,...

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