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Darwin's barberry, Berberis darwinii, was discovered for western science by European botanist/naturalist Charles Darwin in Chile during the voyage of the Beagle. A handsome evergreen shrub with striking tangerine flowers, it was given the scientific name by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew Gardens. ... See MoreSee Less
We love to see serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) on our forest walks. Good for bees and the tasty blue-black fruits are delicious for birds. The berries are used to make pemmican. ... See MoreSee Less
Love to Gaia. Let us celebrate in our gardens and in the wild. Cherish all the creatures who live here, including our plant communities. Let's stop using poisons, stop burning fossil fuels, and let's all get to know our neighbors - human and otherwise ... See MoreSee Less
Our 'Frost' peach tree is in full bloom and waiting for pollinators to show up. But bees are not very active because it's so cold! ... See MoreSee Less
Celebrating 420 today by championing home-grown, organic, personal use, medical and recreational cannabis. And helping growers with our new book "What's Wrong With My Marijuana Plant" available now for pre-order on Amazon. ... See MoreSee Less