A Pineapple Grows in Bronx

Sturdy CitrusThere’s a thought-provoking show of medicinal plants at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx right now. 4.5 billion of the world’s people regularly use plants to treat illness or for other healthcare purposes.

Burrowing our heads into a big bush of lemon balm was invigorating and the favorite smell of the day.

It was also surprising to learn that you can grow pineapples, a cute little shrub, in New York City (but you need to take them indoors in winter).

Meditate today upon the myriad uses of plants and the importance of having a healthy ecosystem in the world and in our bodies.

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