US Wildflower's Database of Wildflowers for West Virginia.
Identifying Native Plants — The Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio.
West Virginia Native Plant Society.
Aphid attacks should be reported through the fungusphone | Byte Size Biology. When some plants are attacked by sap-sucking aphids, they emit volatile compounds into the air. These volatiles serve as a defense mechanism, and in more ways than one. … Continue reading
A New Deal for Appalachia’s Forests: Growing Biofuels? by Mark Andrew Boyer — YES! Magazine.
Shepard calls his approach “restoration agriculture” (that’s also the name of his recently published book), and his hope is to mimic nature as much as possible to produce high-quality crops while restoring the health and fertility of the land. “There … Continue reading
Controversial claim puts life on land 65 million years early : Nature News & Comment.
I need to remember this garden source in the fall! The Peony Garden–over 900 varieties, plus lilacs.
Stampede Jerusalem Artichoke(OG) – Johnny’s Selected Seeds.Note to self–remember to order these this fall.
Juliet shares a ramson photograph (among other spring greenery): Crafty Green Poet: Spring leaves.