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The nightshades – deadly and otherwise

by Sandy Garland Bittersweet Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) On Tuesday, while working in the woods, our volunteer group came across a number of nightshade plants of two species. The same week, one of our Friday morning volunteers brought in another nightshade species with little white flowers. All this prompted some focused Googling and this [...]

2018-01-02T18:59:04-05:00August 1st, 2015|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

More tree planting

by Sandy Garland Although last Tuesday was one of the hottest days of the year, Ted, Kate, Catrina, Melanie, and Mirko all arrived ready to work. We had decided to plant more trees - not the best time of year for this activity, but we needed to get the trees into the ground where they [...]

2018-01-02T18:59:15-05:00August 1st, 2015|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|