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DOGA

Durham Organic Gardeners Association

Talk about ethnobotany in general and making string in particular

My favorite Ginkgo biloba - the maiden hair tree

Today’s post was meant for last week but WordPress failed me and I lost my entire post, so here it is again: My favorite Ginkgo biloba… 407 more words

Nature Photography

The US Government's War on Buffalo

Awhile ago, I wrote about the New Zealand colonists’ attempt to wipe out local species as a reflection of their conflict with the indigenous Maori. 2,317 more words

Ecology

Upcoming Classes and Events...

We’ve been busy making plans with other outdoors organizations here in Salida and afar, and are pleased to announce these upcoming events:

Friday, April 10: Camp Friday… 315 more words

Blog

This Essential Oil Blend Has Its Roots in the Bible

While looking up a Bible verse to pair with my entry Ordaining the Leaning Tree, I made a serendipitous discovery. In the Book of Isaiah, the components of an essential oil blend I regularly use are listed together. 294 more words

Aromatherapy & Wellness

Oaxaca Misunderstood. A review of Oliver Sacks' "Oaxaca Journal"

OAXACA MISUNDERSTOOD
Oaxaca Journal (National Geographic Directions) by Oliver Sacks[1]

Reviewed by Martha W. Rees

Oliver Sack’s journal of a fern tour of Oaxaca, Mexico has a day-by-day coverage of field trips to botanical and fern sites, as well as to archeological sites and contemporary communities. 703 more words

Mexico

BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

this emergent plant is called Duck potato by some, but this species doesn’t have the beefy potatoe-y corms of some other Sagittaria spp. 61 more words

Florida Native Plant