plant history

Book Review: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart

Book Review: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart

Today we are reviewing the book Wicked Plants: the weed that killed Lincoln's mother & other botanical atrocities by Amy Stewart. This is a sordid little tome about the ne'er-do-wells of the botanical world. Wonderfully written, it is comprehensive enough that one might even consider wearing gloves while perusing it!

The Virtues Of Charity

The Virtues Of Charity

Greetings from the depths of winter. January in Puget Sound country. Dark in the morning. Dark in the afternoon. And it's mostly dreary in between. As a saving grace, our relatively moderate winter temperatures offer a hospitable climate for a dazzling array of winter blooming shrubs. And there is no better winter bloomingshrub for greater Pugetopolis than Mahonia x media 'Charity'.