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May 1, 2014

 

dandelion fluff

Rhymes For Kids

We're reading a group of children's rhymes about flowers and spring.

October 31, 2013

 

monkshood

Is Danger Lurking In Your Yard? Wolfsbane And Monkshood

The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.

July 28, 2011

 

Plumes And Cockscombs Of Celosia

Celosias make good companions for other strong colored annuals in the cutting garden, such as zinnias and marigolds.

April 8, 2010

 

children gardening

April’s the busy month, the month that grows… (poem)

A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.

October 11, 2007

 

gaillardia flower

Gaillardia

Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

March 30, 2006

 

A dandelion glowing in the sun

Dandelions

One of the most common and reviled harbingers of spring... the dandelion.

May 26, 2005

 

money plant seed pods

Money Plant

"Honesty" has purple flowers followed by seedpods that are shaped like coins. Hence the plant's common name of "Money Plant."

June 18, 2004

 

purple foxglove

Foxglove

The name "foxglove" seems to have evolved from "folk's glove." There was an ancient superstition that if you picked a foxglove you would offend the "fairies."

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