Pedagogy of the Plants

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Okra Leaf Squatter

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Young Praying Mantis on Okra Leaf 2

 

While watering the garden, this little neighbor crawls out from under an okra leaf.

 

Young Praying Mantis on Okra Leaf

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 24, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Honeydew Melon, Cucumis melo

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This is the Trellis Summer.  Sun gold tomatoes at home and in our classroom bed find bambooed support culled from an invasion in the school’s wildlife habitat fit for a family of pandas. Ladders of hemp twine scale vertical bamboo cuts, which (so far) supply enough structure for the bite-sized alkaline orbs.  But it’s the honeydew I’m worried about.   More about my first go at honeydew…

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 12, 2011 at 11:24 pm

Bartram’s Scrub-Hairstreak, Strymon acis

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Hopefully one of these guys pollinated the honeydew plants this morning.

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June 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Tomatillo, Physalis philadelphica

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June 3, 2011 at 3:39 pm

First Sun Gold Tomatoes!

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…best warm, right off the vine.

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 3, 2011 at 2:21 pm