Puc-Puggy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Event, General, Hikes, The Catskills
Puc-Puggy

John Bartram was known as Puc-Puggy, the flower-hunter, by the Seminole. ¬†As plant lovers alike, we will be co-sponsoring a spring ephemeral hike led by Uli Lorimer, curator of the Native Flora Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Paul Harwood, botanical illustrator & former supervisor of the Herbarium at BBG. We are pleased to […]

Plants and Winter

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in General

It may at appear, at least on the surface, that winter and plants don’t go together. Fact is, millions of years of evolution have made plants the virtuosos of cold weather. Prior to the deep freeze plants employ a number of tactics to keep their tender parts safe, including accumulating solutes in their tissues, manufacturing […]