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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About the Author: Kate Jaggers is Supervising Librarian of the User Services Department at Piscataway Public Library in Piscataway, NJ, and Secretary of the New Jersey Makers Day Board. In addition to overall organization, Kate’s primary role on the NJMD Board is to encourage everyone’s big ideas while also keeping them grounded in reality. Find […]