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Fall P.E.M.U. Recipes...

Food, fire, medicine, and cordage. We found it all during a beautiful fall day forage.

Hickory Nut Milk – 1 to 3 nuts to water. Bust them up, throw them in, simmer for a while, strain, and drink. 131 more words

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Autumn sedum adds colour late in season

Come early September and into October, most gardens are done – many annuals have petered out or been damaged by near freezing nighttime temperatures; many perennials are past their prime even though some may still be putting on a show like false sunflower, Joe Pye Weed and others; and trees have started dropping their leaves. 560 more words


The WOW factor in gardening

What is the WOW factor in gardening, and how do you achieve it?   I call the WOW factor a feature that literally makes me stop in my tracks (or my car)  to admire a plant or group of plants, then dash for my camera.   417 more words


Can we save the Monarch Butterflies?

Do you care about Monarch butterflies? If you do, find some Milkweed plants and take a ripe seed pod. Keep the pod cool and dry this Winter. 598 more words

Wild Wandering

“I’d rather be a tall, ugly weed.”

This is the last line of Julio Noboa Polanco’s poem, Identity.

Many of my posts have been about cultivated plants and flowers, 289 more words

The Remarkable World of Some New England Goldenrods

My tent stands in a garden
Of aster and goldenrod,
Tilled by the rain and the sunshine,

And sown by the hand of God, –   Bliss William Carman… 1,019 more words