The Amanita Muscaria mushroom returns each winter, usually after a good soaking rain. It is not edible, but would make you hallucinate in unpleasant ways — so I’ve heard. It looks like the classic toadstool of fairy tales. I enjoy seeing them pop out the ground, round and red, open up and then flatten out […]
With the nighttime temps dropping to below 30 degrees, some of our plants are taking a hit. This Brugmansia or angel’s trumpet worked all season to come back from last year’s freeze and had just started to flower. I find the scent of the flower to be intoxicating. Brugmansia comes originally from tropical areas of […]
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On October 14th-16th, Stanford held the 6th annual FabLearn conference on creativity and making in education. The FabLearn Conference, as their website describes, “aims to bring together award-winning academics and educators, learning sciences researchers, and policy-advisors to build a community interested in putting curiosity, innovation, and hands-on prob […]