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The Versatile Sassafras


If you’ve strolled around the edge of the woods you’ve encountered a sassafras tree, though it might have been only a seedling.  Unless you knew what you were looking for you probably walked right past without giving it as much … Continue reading

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Purslane – A Hot Weather Green


You’ve probably seen it in your garden when the weather has been so dry that nothing else will grow.  You might even plant one of its cousins in your flower garden. The plant in question is purslane (Portulaca oleracea).  The … Continue reading

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