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Welcome to my toxic, painful garden
Thankfully these are also in the front yard and the dogs live in the back- so they will never even get a chance to eat the seeds.living death? These are probably the most dangerous plants I have in the garden in terms of human hazard potential.Pet danger...
California
El Segundo
Plants and poisons, beware of what grows in your gardens!
Sure you don't want? I hope this article did not terrify you but a warned gardener is worth two, avoid tasting what you do not know. The plant kingdom does offer a great many delicious tastes but some can prove to be finalas a matter of fact many species...
California
El Segundo
My Toxic, Painful Garden Revisited: pruning considerations
This article is just a few pearls of experience I pass on to you, particularly for those who are planning to grow some of these same plants. Get them if you can find them!Some Opuntias provide a unique challenge because of the presence of zillions of...
California
El Segundo
Plants That Irritate the Skin: Beyond Poison Ivy
I cannot even brush a bare arm against aleaf without an immediate burning reaction; but I can eat the fruit. Basically, it's the same protective mechanism that animals and insects use to keep from becoming a predator's lunch! Ever see a deer or rabbit...
California
El Segundo
Herbology at Hogwarts: Plants in the Harry Potter Books
Mandrake roots contain poisonous alkaloids which act as a hallucinogen and a narcotic. Since it was considered dangerous to pull the mandrake, the solution was to tie one end of a rope to the plant and the other end to a dog's neck, so that one could...
California
El Segundo
Hardy Euphorbias in the Garden - An Untamed Passion for \'Shrubby Spurges\'
With recent developments in breeding efforts, these plants have attained new heights and all I can say is WOW! The new palette of colors and textures now available offers enticing selections to lure you in?and I?m hooked!
California
El Segundo
Castor oil, anyone?
When archeologists first explored the 4,000 year old Egyptian tombs, they found sparkling gems, statuary, ancient mummies, and some tiny oval objects that they paid little attention to.
California
El Segundo
Toxic Plants of the Winter Holidays, from a Veterinary Perspective
'the holly and the ivy...')There have been numerous ‘reports' and stories aboutSo far as I have learned, there is nothing actually toxic about most conifer saps or needles, but the fertilizers or preservatives added to the water in which the trees sit...
California
El Segundo
White Snakeroot and Milk Sickness: The Toxic Plant that Killed Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Cows were treasured, both as a source of meat and of milk, and it is particularly tragic that they were the indirect transmitters of an affliction the settlers had not encountered before: milk sickness.In 1816, Mr. Thomas Lincoln and his wife, Nancy Hanks...
California
El Segundo
Sorrel
As a matter of fact, I would not always trust myself to use plants as curatives for anything, even though I spent years learning processes from Aunt Bett. Thanks to these photographers: Lunavox for the thumbnail, LilyLover_UT for the second photo, mgarr...
California
El Segundo
Monkshood - A Deadly Beauty!
The soil should be evenly moist but well-drained. In shadier sites, staking may be required. One of the first perennials grown as a garden ornamental were the monkshood. Hundreds of years later they still remain popular.
California
El Segundo
Snowberry ~ The Name Says It Best
Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, catalogued it in 1804 and even recognized it as a honeysuckle relative. As with all wild plants, you should be very careful to determine if that plant is protected before collecting any plant material.The...
California
El Segundo
Toxic Plants- What Does That Really Mean
These Aloes should be listed separately, rather than lump all the many hundreds of species of Aloe as one entity?Should I be concerned when one of my dogs decides to eat one (that is unlikely to happen by the way, despite my having over 600 aloes in the...
California
El Segundo
Introduction to Jatrophas
Primarily of Central American origin with many species extending into the very southern United States (and at least one species is native toMost of the species I am interested in are grown strictly for their ornamental value.when it's cold enough, but...
California
El Segundo
Jequirity Beans: Those Poisonous Pretties
Within a short span of time, however, the person or animal will experience sudden weakness, renal failure, and possible hepatotoxicity, which may rapidly progress to succumbing to shock and death.
California
El Segundo
Virgin\'s Bower
I should have had a fear of it, just as I did poison ivy, but there comes a time in every girl's life, when she just doesn't think straight.Of course when one is eight or nine years old, we are invulnerable, and plants surely won't bother us.
California
El Segundo
Beans! Beans! The Poisonous Fruit!
But many people are unaware that kidney beans, if consumed raw, contain a dangerous toxin that can produce much more drastic effects. PHA in beans is deactivated and reduced to safe levels by as little as ten minutes of boiling.
California
El Segundo
Collecting foxglove seeds
Watch the lower pods for cracks and holes. Label the envelope now before you have a chance to forget.Have you planned a new foxglove patch already? When a ripe pod is turned down, tiny brown or black seeds will spill out.
California
El Segundo
Mountain Laurel Memories
I guess they finally got me pried from the petticoat, and I hope Aunt Ruby told them the real story, because there was not one thing wrong with me. Mom had come to get me by that time, and she came tearing out of the kitchen to see how badly hurt I was.I...
California
El Segundo
Poison Oak Appreciation
It loses its leaves in response to dry weather, but first they turn a stunning pinkish red. The woody plants look tired. One time I was taking a picture of poison oak flowers and I smelled a nice, light, sweet fragrance.
California
El Segundo
Comfrey, Aunt Bett, and Me
I went home and immediately checked the mirror to make sure I was not in a pucker. Nothing happened, I put my tongue against the hole and blewof course all this time I had my back to Aunt Bett because I didn't want her to know my mouth was permanently...
California
El Segundo
Aunt Bett\'s Story about the Devil\'s Plant: Datura
She said: "Young Mason done gone ahind the barn and picked him some leaves to dry so's he could have him a smoke or two. My ma, she kept rubbin' his haid an' his face an' th back uv his naick, with a cloth she dipped in camphor water.
California
El Segundo
Unbelievable! Cashews and Poison Ivy
But beware; I have received a few of the "crazy looks" when I mention this strange paradox between Cashews and Poison Ivy.The moral of the story is: If you eat a truly raw cashew, it might be the last cashew you ever eat.http://www.wisegeek.com/are-raw-cashews-really-poisonous.htmFor...
California
El Segundo
White Refined Beet Sugar
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Beet sugar - european origin beet sugar: refined to icumsa 45 rbu standards origin : europe color : white polarization at 20oc : 98,8 % min ash content: 0.04% max. White Refine Beet Sugar of about 1000metric tones in stock at good price in powder and...
Hertfordshire
Hertford
Equidone Gel
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The recommended dosage is 0.5 mg per lb once daily starting 10-15 days prior to Expected Foaling Date (EFD). Treatment with Equidone may be continued for up to 5 days after foaling if mares are not producing adequate milk after foaling.
Kansas
Marysville
Napping in the Graveyard Moss
It restricts the growth and reproduction of surrounding plants. It contains a latex sap and was used by older cultures as a treatment for skin conditions and to relieve cancerous growths.
California
El Segundo
Gardening Hazards: Don\'t Touch That Poison Ivy!
Eradicating this weed from your landscape should be done thoroughly and with care. Dispose of the materials in heavy plastic bags.Special care should be taken in early spring when these plants emerge as new growth.
California
El Segundo
Hypericum Perforatum P.E
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Active ingredients: The main active ingredients of two anthracene ketone compounds such as hypericin (Hypericin) and so on. We hope you will give us reply by return mail so that we should start business with you immediately.
Heilongjiang
daxinganling
Philonotis moss extract
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Philonotis moss extract is based on Chinese Daxinanling virgin forest where the wild by the growth of true moss (alias, silver leaf true moss) as raw material, the use of modern technology, supercritical CO2 extraction of active ingredients based powerful...
Heilongjiang
daxinganling