Tag Archives: Poisonous Plants

May Birth Flower: Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)

Convallaria majalis is starting to bloom away now, fittingly around my birthday, which makes sense since it is known as the birth flower for May.  Lily of the Valley represents humility, chastity, sweetness and happiness.  Did I mention all parts … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison: The Perennial Bookworm

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms, Nancy Turner Ph.D. and Patrick von Aderkas, Ph.D., 2009.  Timber Press, 376 pages, 258 color photos, 6” x 9”, $29.95 (hardcover). This book is way more than a field guide: … Continue reading

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