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Foraging Fun: Asimina triloba

Pawpaws: one of the most curious and extraordinary of foraged autumn delights. These fruits can weigh in at a 1/2 pound or more and are produced individually or in groups of up to 5 or 6 from small, thicket forming trees found wild in only a few sites in southern Ontario. 544 more words

Ethnobotany

BLOG | On people and plants: the study of ethnobotany + foraging

I knew I’d made the right decision to study at the University of Gastronomic Sciences when our course coordinator, Professor Pieroni, took us foraging on day one. 462 more words

Photography

Introspective garden pilgrimage

Over the past year via some excellent beta reader reviews from Goodreads, I have updated my original Beta of Crystal Vision to Beta 02.

Crystal Vision… 420 more words

Landscape

Blue Nile Waterlily, Nymphaea caerulea

The blue Nile waterlily, Nymphaea caerula, was sacred to ancient Egyptians. When the lily rose from the abyss and the flower opened, its petals revealed a sun god sitting it its gold heart. 17 more words

Ethnobotany

BUSHY BLUESTEM (Andropogon spp. likely glomeratus) GRASS

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BUSHY BLUESTEM (Andropogon spp. likely glomeratus)

Very tall, showy native bunch grass. Leave in place to dry over the winter as food for flocks of birds. 140 more words

Florida Native Plant

CHALKY BLUESTEM (Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CHALKY BLUESTEM (Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus)

Native bunch grass. Interesting to watch the birds sway on the tall stems while dining on the seeds in late autumn and winter. 73 more words

Florida Native Plant