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All pollen is not created equal


  I took a relaxing boat ride on the Perquimans river recently and noticed copious amounts of tree pollen floating on the water. I suspect much of it was from bald cypress trees since most loblolly and longleaf pine pollen … Continue reading

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Believe it or not pine trees have a rich tradition of edible uses


I remember watching Euell Gibbons in the old grape nuts commercials. On one he held out a pine branch and remarked how pine trees were edible. They never seemed too appetizing to me, but if someone were lost in the … Continue reading

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