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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For September's episode of Ask a Maker Educator, Maker Corps Program Manager Katie Barthelow sat down with Bárbara Yarza and Andrés Ruelas from El Garage Hub in Mexicali, Mexico. Their conversation explores some of the exciting ways that the El Garage Hub team is helping youth develop their capacity as leaders and creators.