Ian Galbraith
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once an iris flower dies, a pod grows.. They start off green. Once the seeds inside are ready to pick, the pod turns tannish or brown and cracks open. Gather seeds & plant again

once an iris flower dies, a pod grows.. They start off green. Once the seeds inside are ready to pick, the pod turns tannish or brown and cracks open. Gather seeds & plant again

Quenepas!  Yummy...I haven't had these in such a long time...need the fam in PR to send me some!  Hint Hint!

Quenepas! Yummy...I haven't had these in such a long time...need the fam in PR to send me some! Hint Hint!

Waratah seed pod Waratah is a shrub or small tree in SE Australia w beautiful large blooms. Seeds primarily grow after a fire. Interesting!

Waratah seed pod Waratah is a shrub or small tree in SE Australia w beautiful large blooms. Seeds primarily grow after a fire. Interesting!

Quercus palustris acorn http://pgtnaturegarden.org/2013/10/stripes-on-pin-oak-acorns/quercus-palustris_1773/

Quercus palustris acorn http://pgtnaturegarden.org/2013/10/stripes-on-pin-oak-acorns/quercus-palustris_1773/

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Acorns are one of the most valuable foods we can get from any wild plant. They are abundant, easy to identify and very high in calories (around 2,000 calories per pound) all of which makes them impossible to ignore as a survival food…

Acorns are one of the most valuable foods we can get from any wild plant. They are abundant, easy to identify and very high in calories (around 2,000 calories per pound) all of which makes them impossible to ignore as a survival food…

Learn how to make acorn flour safely, leaching the acorns to remove excess tannins. The resulting flour will be sweet, nutty and dense. data-pin-do=

Learn how to make acorn flour safely, leaching the acorns to remove excess tannins. The resulting flour will be sweet, nutty and dense. data-pin-do=

buckeyes - neighbor had buckeye tree that we would gather and collect buckeyes each year - just a part of an old fashioned childhood where you played outdoors and did a lot of pretending using natural toys

buckeyes - neighbor had buckeye tree that we would gather and collect buckeyes each year - just a part of an old fashioned childhood where you played outdoors and did a lot of pretending using natural toys