October 10, 2014

Harvesting Parsnips, Salsify, and Horseradish

The harvest period for most vegetables ends with the first hard frost.  However, the quality of some root crops, such as parsnips, salsify, and horseradish, improves with exposure to cool fa

Mushroom or Plant? The Case of the Indian Pipes

While on a mushroom foray with students, we stumbled upon an unusual sight…a completely white flower.

Accidental Invader Season Is Upon Us

It's that time of year again.  Insects, spiders and millipedes are moving through the county and a few of them wander into the house by accident.