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“Fireman’s Cap” Coral Bean (Erythrina x bidwillii)

This is one of those plants that literally stopped me in traffic the first time I saw it. I was driving down Bee Cave’s Rd here in Austin, Texas about 10 years ago and just as I was passing by Barton Springs Nursery I did my usual “sneak a peek” as I drove by and some how …

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The Wonders of Tarragon

Did you know that Tarragon is in the Sunflower family, or that it is one of the most commonly used herbs on our food??  Fresh Tarragon has an essential volatile oil, chemically identical with that of Anise. Dried Tarragon’s flavor is not as intense so when using fresh herb, use sparingly until you are comfortable …

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