On the Virtues of Bamboo

To bamboo or not to bamboo? That’s the question. It runs and can get out of control. It can travel under pavement and emerge unbridled when it reaches the other side. These issues are true. It can be unruly and …

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For smokey purple fallow plains…

The turkey vultures are back, and it’s time to remember the differences between purple/red deadnettle and henbit! The leaves atop the stems of Lamium purpureum (purple deadnettle) commonly have a reddish tint to them. Those leaves are roughly heart-shaped, and …

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