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  Monkshood Originates from western and central Europe and Asia, and belong to the buttercup family. The name is derived from the Greek name for the plant, “Akoniton”. Greeks used it to poison wolves and other wild animals. Because of … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Monkshood (Aconitum)

Monkshood (Aconitum) is a genus of about 250 species native to the moist mountainous regions of the Northern hemisphere. They are often found in rich, moist soils along streams or in open woods. It is a member of the ranunculus … Continue reading

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Plants that kill people

Many of our favourite plants are toxic to our pets, this is not new news to most of us BUT it’s shocking just how many of them are planted in our gardens. I learned this when I read an article … Continue reading

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