Botany Notes Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 14 thoughts on “Botany Notes” Add yours Awesome! Reply Weren’t you sitting right behind me during that lecture? I think okra goes under Edibles/Delicious if preceded by Corn Meal/Bacon Fat. Also under Trees/Christmas you forgot Fake/Real. Reply Agreed, Jason. Anything cooked in cornmeal/baconfat qualifies as “delicious” Reply Love it! I’ll be teaching from this chart next spring. Reply So glad I’ve been able to provide some of your teaching curriculum :0) Reply I note that you omitted durian. Cagey. A lot of scientists believe them to be the link between ‘barnacles’ and ‘gross,’ but I fall into the camp that suspects them of not being a ‘plant’ at all. Possibly an alien life form. Reply Wow, I had never heard of durian. I just looked it up on Wikipedia and it said the fruit smells like a combo of “terpentine and gym socks” …..whoah! Reply Might I recommend the skit on durian in “Portlandia”? (I admit that I love the taste of the fruit, but I also know that either you love it or you don’t. Either way, the Wikipedia descriptions of its size are not exaggerations. Gettiing one from the local Asian groceries is much like carrying a very spiky five-year-old to your car. Reply You can buy durian paste in tubes in the Bangkok Airport. I now regret I was too jet lagged to get any. Reply I have to tell you Cindy, that sounds totally disgusting. What would you do with it? BRILLIANT! (you might consider checking out a book by David Byrne, “Tree Drawings / Arboretum” published by Mc Sweeney’s, circa 2006… something tells me you’d enjoy…) Reply Thanks for the tip…I just checked it out. Love his space time continuum charts!! Reply Thank you, thank you! Ah, finally a real gardener! Another evolving genius, who loves changes and nothing is set in stone. Who am I and what is my garden? It is everything that I can possibly make it. Whatever that is-it is mine after all. I will be reading more.. Reply Oh boy can I appreciate to this instruction…more so than the teachings of an old woody plants professor I had in school. To this day I’m convinced he undeservingly gave me a “C” only because I tried to make horticulture too simple in my leanings. Sharing this just might have him reconsider my grade some 35 years later. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.