Pedagogy of the Plants

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A Pineapple Grows in D.C.

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Ananas comosus (pineapple)

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 16, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Snow Dipped Gumballs

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Liquidambar styraciflua in Snow

Liquidambar styraciflua

Written by Cameron Brooks

January 29, 2014 at 7:10 pm

Sweet Summer

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Rubus moluccanus

Bowl of Blackberries

 

Late Tuesday afternoon, two young rabbits and a mouse joined me along a stretch of dirt road to pick these juicy bites.

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 28, 2013 at 11:09 am

More Orbs!

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Twice as many melons swell on the vine this summer, and they need support before the all-you-can-eat buffet opens for insects on the ground. ¬†Click here to see last year’s crop, and stay tuned for a new and improved hosiery hammock/trampoline design…

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 25, 2012 at 9:42 am

Savoring Honeydewed Success

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From short, anxious runners wrangled from the edges of a 3×5 ft raised bed back in May, to scores of tenacious tendrils gripping a homemade bamboo trellis, one flower that took to paintbrush IVF turned out delicious. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Cameron Brooks

August 31, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Pantyhose Honeydew Hammocks

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The melon above sat on the ground just long enough for something to bore a pencil sized hole into the outer rind. ¬†Now suspended, hopefully that’ll be the last visitor until havest. More hammocks…

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 12, 2011 at 6:25 pm

Strawberry, Fragaria ananassa

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The berry above shared forty degree temperatures with pumpkins on porches.

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

April 25, 2010 at 2:34 pm