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Book of August: Braiding Sweetgrass

Book of August

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a botanist by training. She’s a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation by birth. And she’s a gifted writer. 778 more words


Gluten Free Apocalypse

*I’m fully aware that this is not a food blog, but I can tentatively claim that this is actually a botany blog post, because it is about grass. 1,201 more words


Pickerelweed inflorescence

That purplish haze you saw behind the curved smartweed flower stalk last time came from another water-loving plant, Pontederia cordata, known as pickerelweed (and there’s another “weed” for you). 34 more words


July Flowers in the Bodie Hills

Here’s a very small sampling of plants observed in the Masonic Mountain area of the northern Bodie Hills a few weeks ago. After the very dry winter and spring of 2015, it seemed likely there would be very little in bloom this year. 91 more words

Bodie Hills

Neil deGrasse Tyson on GMO - My response & why you shouldn't listen to him


There is a video going around ( Click here to watch it now  ) in which Neil DeGrasse Tyson ( astrophysicist , public speaker , and television show host ) says that he is fine with GMO and tells us all to “chill out ” . 2,116 more words