Stylidium Trigger Plants are a unique group of carnivorous perennial or ephemeral annual herbs. They have a unique pollination mechanisms that involves a floral column that strikes down on insects visiting the flower, depositing and later collecting pollen on the insect.
What is teaberry and where can it be found? A once common gum flavor, teaberry is a wonderful tea herb as well as a safe evergreen ground cover.
Introductory guide to foraging in England with details of some common plants to get you started. Contains brief information on laws relating to foraging and links to find further information on this.
Foraging may seem like a countryside only activity but in fact wild foods can be found growing in even the busiest environments. Some of these maybe familiar but others may appear to be only annoying weeds. This guide features general information on foraging, several plants you are likely to...
Native sunflowers (Helianthus) color the landscape in October. On this page you'll find many photos and much information about using sunflowers in the landscape and about the animals that use them.
The feature in this Article is Starved Rock State Park, Utica, IL where one can find inspiration for their native woodland garden.
Learn about Herb Robert, the common garden weed that grows in Europe and across America. This fast-growing pungently-smelling plant has more than just a pretty face. Geranium robertianum has many uses
Fun facts and recipes, all about the dainty chickweed.
Interesting and beautiful, the Prairie Anemone is one of the first flowers of spring. An old Indian legend tells how this lovely flower got its fur coat.
Call me crazy, but I get euphoric when I see violets pop up in the spring. Something about the bright purples against the green leaves, makes me happy and draws me to anything with violet decoration.