Posts tagged Amy Stewart

January 2, 2014

 

oleander

Nerium Oleander

Oleander is a highly toxic plant!

February 4, 2010

 

zucchini blossoms

Edible Flowers

There are many plants that produce edible flowers and are safe to eat if they are grown without the use of pesticides.

September 17, 2009

 

A close up of the poisonous, peace lilly.

Poisonous Peace Lilies

In her book Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explains about houseplants that are toxic.

February 19, 2009

 

a group of assorted cut flowers before a black background.

The Flower Trade: “The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful”

Flower lovers love to purchase their favorite flowers no matter the season. The cut flower industry has facilitated this...but for how long?

February 12, 2009

 

a close-up of a full red rose with a teal blue background.

Valentine’s Day Flower Sales

Henry Ward Beecher wrote that "flowers have a mysterious and subtle influence upon the feelings."

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