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The Most Magical Plant of All

If there were an official plant of the fairies, I bet it would be the foxglove.

They are magical plants.  They sow their own seeds. They change colors. 86 more words


Plant of the Week - Digitalis (Foxglove)

This week we are taking a look at the delightful Digitalis, commonly known as Foxglove. The common name foxglove is thought to originate from “folksglove” which was used in reference to faeries due to the plant growing in woodland. 598 more words

Wildlife Gardening

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I have been an Animal Crossing fan ever since I laid hands on a copy for the Gamecube, so when New Leaf was announced I was extremely excited and I got it as soon as it was released. 903 more words


2 Quote A Flower Daily - Pink Foxglove

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.”

~Zig Ziglar


The Poison Chronicles: Foxglove - The Killer Cure

Guest Post by Laura Cooper

Foxglove (Digitalis spp) is one of the rare wild plants for which humans found a wide range of uses. It’s most well known as an ornamental plant, but its use in making the heart drugs with a deadly potential (digoxin and digitoxin) comes a close second. 773 more words


1364. The force of Spring - mysterious, fecund, powerful beyond measure. ~Michael Garofalo

This morning I used a quote that talked of magic, and I was quickly reminded that Scripture warns us about the guiles of the dark arts. 405 more words


Has The Digoxin Death Knell Sounded: Farewell To Foxglove?

The skeptical cardiologist is fascinated by the cardiac drug digoxin and the plant from which it is derived, the foxglove.

I wrote about “foxglove equipoise” in a… 365 more words

Atrial Fibrillation