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If you've been struck by a fit of late season sneezes and red-eyes á la allergy attack, you aren't alone. Turns out plants put out pollen in every season. To find out what is putting out pollen … more
Taos residents love quaking aspen trees (Populus tremuloides). Their care can be challenging during the heat and dryness of the summer. Let’s start with the aspen tree profile. Aspen … more
Although much of the late fall and early winter has been mild, the nights have been cold, below freezing, and we've seen little precipitation. As a result, birds don't have much to … more
If all the plants in your outdoor garden were frozen during the last cold spell and you are already craving the taste of fresh herbs and vegetables, there are ways to … more
Lengua de vaca - or hound's-tongue - is one of those plants almost everyone is familiar with, even if they don't think they are. more
This is a time of year for celebrating; for welcoming family and friends into our homes. The winter season in Taos is infused with tradition and enriched by the deep faith of its people. Glowing … more
Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Anis (Español)Plant family: ApiaceaeThe seeds of anise have a distinct licorice-like flavor that makes them the "must have" flavoring for biscochito holiday cookies … more
In 1997, I attended a class from a third-generation arborist, Tim Johnson. The topic of the lecture was “Pruning for the Life of the Tree.” I learned that proper pruning is an essential tree care practice we can undertake as tree stewards. You should prune a tree only when necessary. The tree will let you know if pruning is needed. more
Epazote (eh-pah-ZOE-teh). Dysphania ambrosioides. American wormseed. Epazote grows wild in the United States as well as Mexico. The Mexican name derives from the Aztec (Nahuatl) word epazotl meaning skunk. more
Want to become a master at gardening?Whether you are a beginner or have been gardening for years, learn more about growing produce in the Taos County high desert. The classes will cover plant … more
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