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October Plant of the Month: Scorpion Tail

Published on October 1, 2018 under Garden
October Plant of the Month: Scorpion Tail
Latin name: Heliotropium angiospermum, Boraginaceae Common names: Scorpion-Tail, Heliotrope Growth: About 2 feet in height, native to the Central East Coast of Florida, and South Florida, as well as the Caribbean and Central America. In…
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August Plant of the Month: Ashwagandha

Published on August 1, 2018 under Garden
August Plant of the Month: Ashwagandha
August's Plant of the Month: Ashwagandha Latin name: Withania somnifera, Solanaceae  Common names: Ashwagandha, Winter Cherry, Indian Ginseng* Growth: About 2 feet in height, native to India. In Central Florida Ashwagandha is a nice herbaceous…
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July Plant of the Month: Yarrow

Published on July 1, 2018 under Garden
July Plant of the Month: Yarrow
Achillea millefolium Latin name: Achillea millefolium, Asteraceae Common names: Yarrow, Milfoil Growth: In Central Florida can be used as a ground cover, the bipinnate leaves grow low to the ground and appear almost fern like,…
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Plant Sale at Herb Day 2018!

Published on May 3, 2018 under Events
✨🌱Plant Sale Alert!!🌱✨ We'll be having a plant sale during Herb Day on Saturday May 5th! These plants have been nurtured and tended to locally by our very own Executive Director Emily Ruff! We'll have…
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Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides)

Published on November 13, 2017 under News
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides)
Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is best known for its stunning accent to a wooded landscape, but it is neither moss, nor Spanish. Its species name “usneoides” means that it has an appearance like moss – though is not actually a moss, but rather an…
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Herbal Books: Staff Picks!

Published on November 9, 2017 under News
A common indulgence amongst all herbalists is none other than herbal books. That insatiable desire to read everything about all the things is real and endless. For some, that’s the initial knowing that herbalism is…
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