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Elderberry, The Roadside Plant That Heals
Taking root along the roadside and growing out of ditches all around the Lowcountry, the American elderberry (sambucus nigra or sambucus canadensis), stands tall with its showy white lace doily-looking flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by its deep purple berry-looking fruit in late summer and early fall. This native plant may look like a nuisance weed to the passersby, but is actually an important healing plant.
Power To The Pollinators
The survival of life on earth rests primarily on the wings of pollinators, such as birds, bees, wasps, butterflies and other insects, and on the backs of a few small mammals. That is a lot of power for such small creatures. Learn more in this article on pollinators!
Men, Flowers, and the Ability to Recieve
Have you ever considered buying flowers for a man? Maybe you should. Toni Reale explores the mystery behind why we don't typically buy flowers for men and why we should.
How To Get Your Winterized Houseplants to Flourish
January is time of the year that South Carolina plant lovers often wonder whether they brought cold-sensitive houseplants in too late for the winter. Check out this article by Roadside Blooms owner, Toni Reale for some tips on keeping your plants happy during this cold.