The common name for Euphorbia is spurge and there are almost 2000 species. One familiar to gardeners is Euphorbia characias or Mediterranean spurge with it’s blue-green foliage and yellow bracts in spring. It thrives in mild winters and well-drained soils. From the book Ask Ciscoe I learned that it does not take well to being divided, but benefits from cutting back the dead or straggly branches. The … Continue reading Euphorbia—relax, it’s just a plant.