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2007-06-20 06:00:10

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ I was happy to see the label "poisonous" on the plant Brugmansia when I visited a garden center in the other day. I applaud them for letting the public know _ especially shoppers who have curious small children or pets. Little is written about poisonous plants, so people are always hearing and questioning the safety of many plants. You'll learn what plant parts irritate your mouth or skin and which ones cause more serious reactions in the "Handbook of Poisonous and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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