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GARLIC | How Does it Grow?

Behold, garlic! What do you know about garlic? That it’s…a strongly scented vegetable? That it’s…best used to flavor your spaghetti sauce? Well, then… it’s time for you to meet garlic again. In ancient times, garlic was celebrated as a source of great strength. Greek Olympians ate garlic before competing. Roman soldiers ate it before battle. …

Poison Oak and the Covert Sting

Poison Oak and the Covert Sting

Greetings guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Welcome back to Botany After Dark! My name is Kate, and I will be your host for this journey. Today, we venture to the oft traversed forest floor, into the world, of Poison Oak. *cue intro music* Anyone who has been hiking or camping in western North America has …