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Word of the Week: Wort

wort [ wawrt ] noun: a plant, particularly an herbaceous plant; a medicinal plant   While the word wort has another meaning in the world of beverage brewing, in botany it survives mostly in the names of herbivorous plants—and a … Continue reading

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Weed Watch: Was that 4-foot plant (Erechtites hieraciifolius) growing in my garden yesterday?

Written By Mary Free, Extension Master Gardener Summer is waning or fall just beginning and our gardens are awash in the bright and muted colors of asters, goldenrods, lobelias, pink muhly, sages, turtleheads, and zinnias, and with due diligence, relatively … Continue reading

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