Monthly Archives: June 2010

Candy Plant (In Name Only)

Sometimes plant or flower names disappear into other words. How many people are aware that a marshmallow is showy pink flower on a plant with a long herbalist history in southern Europe and the Middle East? Most people seem to … Continue reading

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Prune Out Your Dead (Wood)

Over the last couple of days I have been pruning the trees in our yard. There is both art and science involved in pruning, as well as a fair amount of craft. My pruning spree was precipitated by a violent … Continue reading

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