Monthly Archives: March 2021

Are You “Plant-Blind”? Botany can help!

I came across this article the other day, People are ‘blind’ to plants, and that’s bad news for conservation, and the headline rang the bell of how I felt before I started learning to identify plants. I felt a wrongness around … Continue reading

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Finally, Fuki[noto]

For 2 years I’ve observed the Giant Butterbur (Petasites japonicus) flourishing in the wooded edges surrounding the garden, having migrated there (I assume) by seed from the garden specimens. I soon learned that the buds and leaf stalks are consumed … Continue reading

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Seeking Medicine-Making Intern/s

The Green Farmacy Garden is seeking 1 or 2 part-time interns for the 2021 season! Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The Hellebores have been blooming since late January, & the snowdrops not far behind bursting through the snow the first week of February. Last week the crocuses bejeweled the grounds, more than we’ve ever been blessed with before, heralding the … Continue reading

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First day of 2021 Season

9 HAWKS graced my commute back to the garden this morning!! The first 4 in pairs: two playing just above the street at about overpass height, and the other two perched in neighboring trees even closer to the ground. Most … Continue reading

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