S for Shoofly

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S for Shoofly …  or Nicandra physalodes … or better known as Apple of Peru. This annual plant, a member of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family,  prefers full sun and moist soil.   It is a native of South America.  the plant can … Continued

R for Robins

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We always await the return of the robins … a sure sign that spring is on the way.  Spring arrived on March 20, 2014 this year but we all know that the first day of spring isn’t always the first … Continued