Don’t needle me too hard for missing out on this one. Though I have a sharp eye when it comes to wild edibles, somehow stinging nettles...
butterfly
My activities last weekend were punctuated with exceptional beauty. During Felix Neck’s annual bird-a-thon fundraiser this past...
plant drawing
This little plant is the apple of my eye. Found in wet meadows and woods, May apple beckons the botanist with its unique appearance, ancient...
Money doesn’t grow on trees. It does, however, grow from flowering plants -- if you know where to look.
You would have to be an ass to refuse a taste of donkey rhubarb. Donkey rhubarb is delicious, though not a relative of the garden...
When we think of singing, we usually think of people or birds. In the spring we may think of pinkletinks, but we usually think of them as...
Fowler’s Modern English Usage takes a hard line. Just try to pluralize the word octopus; I dare you. Say “octopodes” and Fowlers calls...
Coltsfoot is a horse of a different color. This early spring flower resembles a dandelion, but don’t be fooled. Its resemblance is...
The world can be divided into two categories: The haves and have-nots. The same is the case in nature and, more specifically, in...

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