Snow Bush – I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the July 2020 Edition The genus Breynia is comprised of evergreen trees and shrubs from tropical forests and scrub areas of Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands, including the Aloha State, Hawaii. At the outset, let’s differentiate between the two, somewhat similar, varieties of this delightful species, ‘Atropurpurea’ and ‘Roseapicta’. The former […]

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Angel Wing Begonia -I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the August 2020 Edition (If ever there were a contest to find the most lop-sided leaves on a plant, this might well be a good contender. However, this uniqueness notwithstanding, with delicate, year-round “flowers” of red, pink or white, it has some delightful features!) But, let’s first, briefly, discuss the Begoniaceae family. […]

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Nezahualcóyotl, a Toltec Ruler and Philosopher

By Kirby Vickery on the August 2020 Edition So often, when folks travel through Mexico and Central America while searching for all these wonderful ruins left behind by all these wonderful Mesoamerican tribes and nations, they find so much and so many that entire nations slip by almost as if they weren’t there. It’s sort of […]

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