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December 29, 2008 A lot of the people in my life had very unusual holidays. Certainly the economy had something to do with it, as did the weather, and a sad variety of different illnesses.
October 20, 2008 Talking Plants has amassed an online gallery of gorgeous fall photographs and is sending out an all-comers welcome invitation to come see and share.
October 4, 2008 This just in from the Nature Conservancy's Rob Taylor, who lives in the Wallowa Mountains town of Enterprise, Oregon: the last flower still standing in the
September 29, 2008 Happy Jewish New Year! In a few hours, it'll be 5769.
September 23, 2008 NPR's Ketzel Levine poses a riddle about a plant now blooming from sea to shining sea.
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September 2, 2008 We've just had a query from DillyBean over at our discussion group about mystery plants and with a little help from our friends ove
May 28, 2008 ...you'd understand why my garden is minus a gardener. It's not that I've crossed over to the dark side so much as I've become a zealous devotee of the wild side.
May 19, 2008 A heatwave descended on the Pacific Northwest this past wkend and it has not been kind to people, pets and plants. Fortunately, a friend and I got out to sunny Catherine Creek on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge before the wildflowers fri...
May 2, 2008 Just a quick note, a gorgeous pix, and a big thanks to TP member Hugh3of5.
April 17, 2008 It's a banner year for dandelions around Portland, I don't ever remember them looking so fulsome and jaunty before. They're strewn like wildflowers along parking strips, lawns and empty lots (the few that are left here in Boomtown) and by and larg...
April 15, 2008 Never mind the body electric, mine doesn't seem to much sizzle and sing anymore, but it's no small compensation to have the time, patience and appetite for hanging out with wildflowers which, this ver
April 9, 2008 Little did I know when I grabbed this shot that it would end up making me nuts.
April 6, 2008 Despite several downpours and hailstorms a day, we've also had ample sunbreaks (I'd never heard that term till I moved to Oregon), which means the forests and mountainsides of the
February 24, 2008 It is with some guilt that I will continue to celebrate spring-flowering shrubs and bulbs, knowing that your ground may be not even be close to thawing. But during my stay in DC, I've been corresponding with colleagues in Portland, and was s
February 9, 2008 Well, it's time to move on from our week in the Amazon. At least to the exclusion of the rest of the world. No doubt Rosario Costa Cabral and the planet's other inspirational farmers, gardeners and environmentalists will continue to be our guests ...
February 6, 2008 If I let go of my Amazon adventure, I might find myself in Washington, D.C. And you wouldn't wish that on anyone, right?
February 6, 2008 Just to catch you up, this week we're focusing on Rosario Costa Cabral, one of the world's more inspiring farmers.
February 5, 2008 I've got good and even better news for those of you expecting a slide show today. (Welcome to the Year of the Spin). The good news is that the slide show is so cool -- with music, birds, river splashing and narration -- that several of us are now ...
February 3, 2008 She likes to be called Rosario. Her full family name is nearly a dozen syllables long.
January 22, 2008 Only once during my stay in Brazil did I eat bonafide fried bananas. They were fabulous, and in life bore no resemblance to my own, the foliage of which greeted me after my 20-hour plane trip home.
January 17, 2008 I'm just back from the Amazon and I'll never be the same.
January 4, 2008 Here's the plant, here's the sinkhole, look inside and there's the people...
January 2, 2008 Q: How many paleoecologists does it take to excavate a sinkhole, find seven previously undescribed bird species and reintroduce native plant species to a place they haven't grown in for a thousand years?
January 2, 2008 Mahalo! It's another splendid day here on virtual Kaua'i ... of course I haven't been to the actual island in a while, but tuning in to the island's public radio station helps ...
December 31, 2007 On behalf of all your chlorophyllic friends here at Talking Plants, Happy New Year!
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