Kiss the Earth Archive: April, 2012

Plant a tree - or teach a kid how

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Alexis Berry turns 17 on Thursday, but she's already on her way to greatness. No kidding. The librarian at her school, Springside Chestnut... Read more

This baby's breath is wild

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I'm having a little fun here. Makes me laugh when I read the unofficial names of plants ... like Gallium odoratum or sweet woodruff. Supposedly... Read more

A Hershey kiss of a plant

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I pruned three peonies hard this winter and they're coming up bushy and beautiful. Getting to be a big fan of the buds, foliage and flowers... Read more

Hit one for the redbud

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Here's a new one for you ... home runs for trees. PHS has hooked up with the Phillies for a Plant One Million initiative. POM is a program... Read more

What's in a name? One word, that's what

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It happened again. I had to consult Janet Evans, the answer lady (librarian and archivist) for PHS. I'd asked everyone from Drew Becher on... Read more