Back in Detroit, new Tumblog, and more photos!
We mentioned previously that we probably wouldn't be updating very many more times on Kickstarter, but we don't want to loose contact with our backers who made this project possible. Matthew is... Read more
Android App Beta is Available!
We've got a few more important updates to share this week..
First of all, the Android Version of Wildflowers of Detroit is finally in the Android store! This one gave... Read more
Lots of New Developments
What a crazy few weeks it's been...
First and foremost, we want to report on our incredible trip back to Detroit to introduce our work on Wildflowers of Detroit, and... Read more
Introducing The Wildflowers of Detroit - This Weekend!
My my, we have been busy little bees. Spring hasn't quite arrived but we're ready to launch the alpha version of Wildflowers of Detroit this weekend!!
Thats right- the website,... Read more
Hello everyone. Happy 2012! We here at WinterRoot are very excited for the coming year, as it promises to hold a lot of interesting developments.
SOFTWARE developments! heh heh...
Thats... Read more
We reached our funding goal (plus a little extra) and you made it happen!!! This process has been Quite A Rollercoaster and honestly when, nine days ago, we were still... Read more
We and Fleabane Are Hearty, Hard-Workers
Two days left and we are SO CLOSE. Truth be told, close does not cut it and we are working Hardat that last $1,000. Have we mentioned that 40%... Read more
The Wildflowers vs. Ruin Porn
Old friends, new friends, backers, and supporters,
We have oneweek left to fund this project. With some generous and very appreciated contributions we are within smelling distance of our... Read more
Interview with WDET has been posted!
Listen here to Gwen's Wildflowers vs. Ruin Porn interview on WDET (more on this in the next post as well).
You can can also check out the interview directly on... Read more
Sumac: The Red
From fall through winter spot Sumac by looking for the brilliant red bobs jutting into the air above the leaves of the plant, and above your head! Considered a bush... Read more
Pumpkin Ash: A Southeastern Michigan Native
Perhaps you were expecting a flower? Our intention with Wildflowers of Detroit is to encourage Detroiters to look deeply into the conversation between native, cultivated, and quickly spreading plants happening... Read more
2 Weeks to Go!
We are halfway through the project funding timeline and about 30% funded. Momentum has only grown since the beginning of the project as the concept and interest continues to spread.... Read more
Milkweed: A Monarch's Only Food Source
Known in some circles as butterfly flower, Milkweed is one of the best smelling wildflowers around. This time of year the massive, pink flower clusters have wilted, leaving behind an... Read more
Chicory : A Southeastern Michigan classic
We've decided that from now until the funding timeline completes (16 days to go), every couple of days we will feature one of the plants common to the Detroit 'urban... Read more
The nature that surrounds us in a city.
Our project is entering it's second week of kickstarting, and one of our operatives has just returned from a 'field test' of some of our software in a Detroit field. ... Read more