Tag Archives: Plants

Rainforest Plants – Condurango

Genus: Marsdenia Species: cundurango Common names: bejuco de condor, bejuco de sapo, condor plant, common condorvine, condurango, condurango blanco, eagle vine, tucacsillu General Description: Condurango is a tropical woody vine indigenous to the high mountain jungles and cloud forests found between 7000 and 10,000 feet altitude, primarily in Ecuador. Condurango is a species in the… Read More »

Herb Garden Plants – Ground Ivy – Invader Gets the Lead Out

Glechoma hederacea (Labiatae) Appearance Ground Ivy has small lilac/pink flowers with very tiny reddish spots; they seldom exceed 120mm in height and display themselves over rather lush variegated supporting leaves which run across the ground, taking root in a wider and wider area when uncontrolled. The leaves of these herb garden plants are similar in… Read More »

Gardening Plants – Common Examples Of Creepers

The success of landscaping a garden mostly relies on the plants being utilized, since they are basically what make up the garden. And there are many kinds of plants available for garden usage, like creepers, trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, herbs, cactus and succulents. For this article, let us talk about creepers – any vine plants… Read More »

Type 2 Diabetics Lower Your Blood Sugar With These Plants

This short article looks at plants known traditionally and contemporarily used to lower blood sugar levels and improve absorption of sugars in the body. The list of plants featured here is meant to be an introduction; I shall provide more information on plants, remedies and alternative treatments for a number of common ailments. You will… Read More »

Herb Garden Information – Herbal Medicine Plants

For those who do not trust the pharmaceutical companies, herbal medicine plants serve as safe and healthy alternatives for treating many kinds of ailments and diseases. However, there are several things that you have to consider first before buying any of these herbs for usage. These plants, like other pharmaceutical treatments, are products that should… Read More »

Super Wild Edibles: Purslane And Peperomia Plants, And Sedge Grass

Frankly, it does nothing for super edible wild weeds to present themselves all the year round in ordinary places as familiarity breeds contempt. Perhaps if they make themselves scarce and could only be found in far-fetched places, man might beat a path to taste and see their intrinsic value. Such is the contradiction in humans… Read More »