Dad: Why did you take so long coming up the hill?
Son: Oh, I was just looking at those pink plants by the road.
Dad: Did you like the flowers?
Son: They were OK, but I really like the seed pods. Do you know what they do?
Dad: Yes; just be sure not to bring [...]
Meet the Common Buckthorn. Here in Maine it’s a highly invasive non-native species that doesn’t even feed the birds with its black berries — after they’re eaten they get spread through an explosive laxative effect. I’m going to try to make use of those berries by producing some buckthorn ink and seeing whether it might [...]
I didn’t know you could sell a plague.