Rescue plants from the swap meet

There were these three sad little plants waterlogged in a non-draining bucket at swap meet. They looked like umbrellas - which I've since learned was their last stretch up, last attempt to stay alive. They were reaching for the light (and trying to jump out of that moldy soil I'm sure). When I got them … Continue reading Rescue plants from the swap meet

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Still trying to understand plant names

I'm learning more about how to classify plants, the history of plant classification, and how they get their names. Here's what I know so far...

Getting a grasp on the taxonomic plant code

Wow is there a lot to understand about plant classification.  At this point, it actually seems like an impossible amount.  But that's just at this point...the beginning. The beginning of our learning and doing adventure. These posts are really just our notes and journal entries for what we are learning and absorbing each day.  Some … Continue reading Getting a grasp on the taxonomic plant code