Monthly Archives: October 2016

Ancient Forest’s

You can’t really consider Aspen tree by itself because aspens typically grow in large clonal colonies, which can be defined as an ‘a group of genetically identical individuals that have grown in a given location, all from a single ancestor. The Colonies usually grow through a process known as vegetative reproduction. A plant sends out horizontal stems or roots, either above ground

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The Early Feminist Who Used Botany to Teach Kids About Sex

“[A]re the male flowers of a vegetable marrow plant needless, or do they lead a useless life; seeing that they bear no fruit?’”To a modern reader, this simple question about plants seems innocuous, if a bit unfamiliar. But when Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy posed it at the end of the 19th century, it was radical. She was not just talking about

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Snake Medicine

If animals are living symbols of the cosmic design, snake, with its exclamation point body is the very image of a symbol.  She is a gliding hieroglyph speaking volumes to the psyche about our most primal abilities to heal and renew.Her energy is the cosmic declaration of, ‘Yes, I will survive!’ and it is, for this reason, she is the symbol

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Scorpion Medicine

Lady Stearn Robinson & Tom Gorbett/The Dreamer’s Dictionary: This poisonous spider in your dream is a warning of danger from treacherous friends or associates, especially if you killed it, however, you will overcome the hostile influences if it bit you. *The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Scorpio/Scorpion–Scorpio is the 8th sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about

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Pumpkin Bundt Cake With Apple-Date Streusel and Sticky Toffee-Coffee Glaze

Makes 16 servings 1 hour 30 minutes Pumpkin pie isn’t the only way to celebrate the flavor of fall squash at the Thanksgiving table. This Bundt cake is studded with a pumpkin seed streusel and is coated with a sticky toffee-coffee glaze. Ingredients For the cake: 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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