RE: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-27 Thread Deb Grantham
To: Stanley Scharf ; Regi Teasley Cc: darlingtonbets ; Maryfaith Miller ; anneb.cl...@gmail.com; bluewing-gr...@googlegroups.com; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!) Looking up a picture of American pokeweed, I am surprised to see on Wikipedia it is the same

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-27 Thread Deb Grantham
: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!) The most notable act occurred in Burlington, New Jersey, at the 1738 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Quakers. Dressed as a soldier, he concluded a diatribe against slavery, quoting the Bible saying that all men should be equal under God, by plunging

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-27 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
't >> eat it or handle it without gloves. >> Betsy >> >> >> >> >> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone >> >> ---- Original message >> From: Maryfaith Miller >> Date: 10/26/19 12:08 PM (GMT-05:00) >>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-27 Thread Stanley Scharf
at it or handle it without gloves. >> Betsy >> >> >> >> >> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone >> >> -------- Original message ---- >> From: Maryfaith Miller >> Date: 10/26/19 12:08 PM (GMT-05:00) >> To: anneb.cl...@gm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread Regi Teasley
b.cl...@gmail.com > Cc: Regi Teasley , bluewing-gr...@googlegroups.com, > CAYUGABIRDS-L > Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!) > > I have used pokeweed berries in my forest kindergarten class to dye wool an > intensely beautiful shade of purple. 5-6-7 year olds, harves

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
Agreed! I have some pokeweed growing behind the shed, no intention of removing (or tasting) it. I went to wiki initially to see if the toxins were intoxicating Anne’s robins but there’s no obvious support for that from this plant. I have seen robins et al get ripped on late season “raisins”

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread darlingtonbets
groups.com, CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!) I have used pokeweed berries in my forest kindergarten class to dye wool an intensely beautiful shade of purple. 5-6-7 year olds, harvested, crushed, boiled over a campfire and stirred the pot full of wool roving an

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread Maryfaith Miller
I have used pokeweed berries in my forest kindergarten class to dye wool an intensely beautiful shade of purple. 5-6-7 year olds, harvested, crushed, boiled over a campfire and stirred the pot full of wool roving and pokeweed berries. My students love knowing which plants are deadly poisonous. I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread anneb . clark
And I am living proof that eating young pokeweed is not deadly. We didn’t use 3 waters either, although drained it. But I am NOT suggesting everyone try it. Young spinach causes less panic. Or try lambs quarters. Anne Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 26, 2019, at 9:56 AM, Regi Teasley wrote: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread anneb . clark
Yup everyone, I am fully aware of the toxicity of pokeweed and allow a nice big plant to grow up where I can see it fruit every year without any problems. There are many berries toxic to humans out there. And toxic plants. But they feed birds and other wildlife. Pokeweed berries are especially

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread Regi Teasley
I understand Pokeweed is poisonous to humans. Your thoughts on keeping these plants? Regi What good is a house if you don’t have a tolerable planet to put it in? Henry David Thoreau > On Oct 26, 2019, at 9:01 AM, anneb.cl...@gmail.com wrote: > >  > This morning I have a large number of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Angry birds (Am robins!)

2019-10-26 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
For the record, don’t try this at home! Poke berries are very toxic to humans and many other mammals though some foxes, mice,etc are resistant, as are many songbirds that distribute the seeds after ingestion. Make sure your kids do NOT ingest these. Poke leaves are made edible only after three