Adders on the meadow

There are just a handful of traditional lowland hay meadows left in Southern England. On a land use map of Kent, Marden Meadow looks like a short line of postage stamps stuck on a large, white envelope; a remnant from a time when the only implements to work the land were scythes, carts and barrows…

H. L. Blomquist Garden of Native Plants

If you had written the following books: “The Ferns of North Carolina”, “The Grasses of North Carolina”, “Flowers of the South: Native and Exotic” and “A Guide to the Spring Flora of the Lower Piedmont of North Carolina” then you would know a thing or two about the vegetation of the southeastern USA. Hugo Leander…