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What are the
weirdest uses
of native plants
,
in your family
tree?

Quelle fut la
plus étrange
utilisation
des plantes
indigènes
dans
votre "arbre"
généalogique?

Le jardin
sauvage

Martin Boulerice
"...les plantes
sauvages étaient
d’une grande valeur pour nos ancêtres."

Hal Hinds
(photo: CCNB)

"Learn them
- Love them -
Protect them"
David Christie
An article about
Hal Hinds and his
'Flora of New
Brunswick"
publication, which
provides extensive
knowledge about
the plants of our
province.

Les Encens
Traditionnels
Autochtones
Luc Blue Eagle
"Les nations
autochtones
d'Amérique du
Nord font brûler
comme encens de
la sauge, du cèdre,Sweet Grass
du foin
d'odeur
et du
genévrier
pour
purifier
l'ambiance..."

Producing
safe and
quality
products from
the land

Marilyn Powell
"We produce
wreaths made from
lush, fresh tips
carefully selected
from pesticide-free
balsam fir trees."


Clan
Fiddlehead -
An Abenaki
Gift
Mark D. Connell
"Fiddleheadin'
stands large in my
mind as a timeless
spring ritual of
renewal in our
back country..."
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featured!

Plant Design
Leland Daugherty
"Plants are a primary connection
to our physical, emotional,
and spiritual survival...
The magical spell of the plant
world shall influence your life in
ways you cannot yet imagine."

Corn
(Image: Leland Daugherty)

Dulse
(photo: L. Murison)

The Best Dulse
Laurie Murison
"It has been harvested for hundreds of years and is commonly used in Ireland and Atlantic Canada both as food and medicinally."
Une histoire d’herbes
et de médicaments

Marie-Berthe Losier
"Au XIXe siècle, les herbes sont aussi utilisées pour l’aromathérapie, la cuisson, la teinture de vêtements."

Willow herb
(photo: NB Image Bank)

Fiddleheads
(photo: NB Image Bank)

Be Aware: Fiddlehead
(Ostrich Fern) Toxicity

James Goltz
"
Reports of fiddlehead food poisoning have lead to the recommendation that fiddleheads be thoroughly cooked before eating."

The Most Natural Antibiotic
Bij Dingens
"Propolis is now considered
a natural cure by the World Health Organization ...its popularity is
ever increasing due to its
many possibilities"

Bee - photo from cpollen.com
(photo: CCPolen)

Home Grown Organic Foods
(photo: G. Ouchterlony)

Grow your Own!
Geordie Ouchterlony
"Eating bioregionally produced
organic food guarantees that you
are receiving optimal nutrient value
from your food, while ensuring
that minimal energy inputs are
expended both to grow the food
as well as to deliver it..."

Une plante banale
mais si extraordinaire

Johanne Demers
"La prêle est une grande richesse continuons de la préserver pour qu’elle puisse encore nous partager ses qualités et ses propriétés médicinales pendant un autres 270 millions d’année."

Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
(photo: Healthwell)

Spryfield
(photo: Mainland South Heritage Society)

Food in Spryfield
1920 to 1960
Michele Raymond
"
The advent of electricity, municipal water and sewer, paved roads, supermarkets, fastfood outlets and public transport have all had effects on physical activity, where we get our food, how long we need to store it... and even when we eat it."

A Short History
of Medicine
"Here, eat this root."

Brève historique
de la médecine

"Tiens, mange cette racine."

Plants
(photo: NBEN-RENB)