Palms as Dye Plants

While shopping recently in Costco, I notice a set of gray bed sheets whose package sported a palm leaf logo underneath which was the extraordinary statement, “dyes made from saw palmetto.” The same company offered olive green sheets with the claim “dyes made from saw palmetto fruits.” Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is a dye plant? […]

Silent Auction: Now through end of May!

Silent auction It’s hard to believe that it’s been 65 years since our founder, Dent Smith, distributed the very first Bulletin—what is now known as the Palms Journal. In celebration of this momentous occasion, we are holding a silent auction during the entire month of May for friends of the International Palms Society! Now through […]