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Herbology Enter the greenhouses with care. Keep away from the Venomous Tentacula -- it's teething!

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The weather in November guaranteed today to have a breeze as the students walked towards the greenhouses. Luckily, today’s Herbology lesson was just after lunch so they had had ample time to get a warm drink down them before the short walk. As always, the water station is set up outside Greenhouse Five for students to grab a quick drink before class starts, but they are not permitted to enter the greenhouse with those drinks. So drink up, and get inside! Because it’s definitely warmer in here than it is out there.

Upon entering Greenhouse Five, you’ll notice that it has been cleared of most workstations, leaving one at the front (which Professor Rainwater is leaning against) and another at the back with four boxes upon it. Behind Professor Rainwater is a whiteboard with the opening instructions on, as is with all of his classes. Professor Rainwater hates blackboards, the dust from the chalk makes him sneeze and he much prefers the squeak of a board marker than the drag of chalk. Deal with it. Xo

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PUT YOUR BELONGINGS INTO THE CUBBY HOLES.
YOU DO NOT NEED ANY WRITING UTENSILS, LEAVE THEM IN YOUR BAGS.
WANDS, GLOVES AND GOGGLES ONLY.

THREE OF THE FOUR BOXES CONTAIN POISONOUS PLANTS.
ONE IS SAFE.
READ YOUR CLUES, CHOOSE A BOX, STAND IN FRONT.
DO NOT TOUCH!!!!!!

The four boxes at the back are in the four Hogwarts house colours, each with a flag above. Professor Rainwater is watching (although, he is now currently with his tongue stuck out and trying desperately to pluck away whatever fuzzy had gotten onto it) for anyone to touch and there will be removal from the greenhouse should instructions not be followed. Each flag has a clue written on it in Gus’ uppercase handwriting, making it much easier for everyone to be able to read.

Above the green box: “SMELLS BAD!”
Above the yellow box: “YELLOW FLOWERS!”
Above the red box: “CLUSTERS OF LEAVES!”
Above the blue box: “THORNS!”

Make a choice, kids.


FOLLOW ALONG:
- 23rd January Arrivals and Question 1: Name one poisonous plant that you know
- 25th January Question 2: How could you spot a poisonous plant without magic?
- 26th January Mini-Activity: Introducing Venenum Hortus and practice casting
- 28th January Main Activity: Wheeled Pots and Non-Poisonous Hops
- 31st January Main Activity: Changing It Up!

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OOC: HI. Welcome to the first OOC Herbology thing this term (woooo how exciting is this?!) - obviously this isn’t the first IC time your character will have interacted with Professor Rainwater in a classroom situation, so they should be well aware of the rules and expectations that he has.

Any questions, please feel free to contact me!

Class will begin roughly 36 hours from this post <3 Class has began, please jump in and act like your character has been here all along!
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This was a subject Eiji genuinely liked and did not mind sharing an interest in with his little sister. His adoration had only been intensified thanks to the techniques Professor Sissay had taught during her time at Hogwarts - still a sore subject for the sixth year that she was no longer at Hogwarts. What he was not entirely a fan of was Professor Rainwater. The Slytherin still was not sure what to make of the man and the only true consolation he had in juxtaposition to the man's colorful personality was that he knew his plants and what he was talking about.

Though his face did turn a bit sour a he stepped into the greenhouse and saw the set up of boxes with....clues. If one could even call those clues. At least these gave him something to mull over instead of watching the professor do...whatever it was he was tongue with his tongue. "........professor," he greeted warily as he moved inside.

Will just...leave the man to...that.

His things in the cubby hole as instructed and with his gloves shoved into the pocket of his robes, Eiji fussed over the four clues. While he was sure the aim was meant to be to fine the 'safe' option...Eiji found poisonous ones far more interesting...which was entirely where his mind went as he read over each clue. Yellow flowers? Bachelor's Downfall popped to mind, which was a recent read of his own and a different sort of poisonous plant in usage only. The sixth year was inclined to not think too hard about either and went over to stand beside the green box. The first foul smelling plant to come to mind being one with healing properties.

First Gryffindor to imply that Slytherins smelled bad would come to regret it.
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Completely ignoring the water station in favor of warmth, Whitney entered Greenhouse Five ready for whatever was in store, as far as her uniform and such anyway. What she was not ready for, however, was the absence of workstations. Where were they supposed to, you know, work? She checked the markerboard for any possible explanation, only find herself getting more confused. They were supposed to choose the non-poisonous plant based on a set of clues? Without even seeing the plants?

She placed her bag in one of the cubbies, removing only her gloves and goggles before approaching the boxes and reading the clues. Which, by the way, weren't much to go on. Though, she did know that there were yellow flowers that were poisonous, so that box was a no. After considering the boxes for a good few minutes, she stood off to the side. It had to be a trick question, right?
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Like each time he decided to show up entered the Herbology greenhouse for another lesson, Minjae wasn't looking excited. He did not want to learn about Herbology. He did not care for it and had the subject not been compulsory he would have dropped it a long time ago.

But it was and since he had already skipped a lesson last time to spend time at the Lake instead, he had no choice but to show up today. He placed his belongings in a cubby hole like instructed and took out his wand, gloves and goggles before turned to look at the professor. "Hello professor" he greeted with a nod before he looked over at the boxes. Was he supposed to stand behind the yellow color as he was in Hufflepuff? Well he was definitely not going to stand behind the "smells bad" box. Taking the safe route, Minjae stood behind the box labeled "yellow flowers"
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That meant that she couldn't rely on joining the largest group in front of the boxes?? There was literally only Eiji who was even standing in front of a box. That was no help at all. Siobhán eyed the clues one more time then briefly redirected her attention to their professor. "Good afternoon, Professor." If she smiled extra hard at him would he give her another hint?

After disposing of her things, Shivvy then walked over to the boxes. She didn't particularly want to work with plants that SMELLED BAD nor with ones that had THORNS so in the end she stood in front of the RED box. A cluster of leaves sounded fun right? Yes.
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Now this seemed fun! Blake putting his back into a cubby, took a look at the clues and was trying to decide which box to take. Now the cluster of leaves ones, had to be poison ivy right?? Leaves of three let it be. He remember that from boy scouts as kid.

Smells bad?? That was a big nope then, yellow flowers??? Ummm..... and thorns ... roses had thorns ... maybe it was rose.

Making his choice Blake took a BLUE box and was ready to begin his lesson. Right or wrong on his choice he stuck with it.
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Gunnar was slightly curious about the classroom setup when he entered the greenhouse, pausing to note the lack of workstations and the two tables remaining. Hm.

"Good afternoon, Professor," he greeted the man, and grimaced slightly at whatever he was doing with his tongue before turning his eyes to the instructions on the whiteboard. Clues? Gunnar was very proficient in Herbology and figured that he could work anything out presented to him, so he put his things away, minus his gloves and... ugh, he hated wearing goggles, but grabbed those too. And he headed back to the boxes where a few people were already standing.

Oh, they couldn't even look at the plants? Gunnar liked this game much less than he thought he would, knowing he could identify many from sight. But he paused to read the clues, figuring he could use some of the knowledge he had about known poisonous plants to deduce some characteristics.

Smells bad. He glanced from the words on the box to Eiji standing next to it, then moved to the next one. While he knew of some plants with healing properties that did smell bad, he also knew of poisonous ones that did as well. Yellow flowers. Again, knew of some that were fine, knew of some that weren't. Ugh, next. Clusters of leaves. Most of the poisonous plants he knew had this characteristic, though he also knew of some that didn't. This really wasn't narrowing much down.

But in the end, Gunnar decided to stand next to the blue box marked Thorns, as he thought of wild raspberries, knowing that thorns provided a different purpose to the plant, rather than poison.
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”Hi Professor,” She tilted her head as she eyed him, wondering what on earth he was doing to his tongue. He actually looked kind of silly and she cupped her hand over her mouth, stifling a giggle as she moved to pick a box.

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As soon as she entered, her eyes immediately fell on the board, where she read in the instructions. Her instinct, of course, was to go with the flower box. She stood in front of the yellow box, eyeing it curiously. One was safe - and chances were high that the flowers were a trap and whatever was in here was actually poison. BUT, she'd made a choice and she was sticking to it!
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Tom half looked forwards to these lessons and half didn't. He enjoyed flowers but magical one's well they could bite or worse hurt you. He had read up that there was a magical flower that could kill you if you listened to it's cries for too long.

Tom walked in, with his usual greeting. "Hello Professor, hope you are well." He then read what he had to do, now which box did he want to go stand behind, Yellow sounded good but then he was in Gryffindor and he loved the colour RED so that was going to be the box he stood next too.
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The cold breeze of November is giving Jillian the chills and not the good kind. Contrary to her father, she never liked the cold season. It's the icy breeze that triggers her a bit plus it makes her extra lazy to wake up and go do anything. She was fine with Herbology since the class starts after lunch, she had plenty of time to get ready.... and she likes Herbology so she's quite thrilled to go to class.

The first thing she noticed when she stepped inside the greenhouse was the whiteboard with instructions written on it. Reading it in her head as she takes a few steps into the cubby holes and placed her bag inside it- as the instructions suggested. "Hello, Professor" she gave him a polite smile before she moved towards her classmates. Her eyes still glued on the board she sort of snorted with what was written above the green box.

Is this a clever way of somehow making that kind of sign so that students would not pick it? Because of the clue written - 'One is safe'.

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Right..... the second year morosely came to a stop beside Cece, and nudged her housemate. "Why're you standing by the green box, eh? Are we queued for a reason???" What had Bernie missed now?
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It was....... cold.

Which was why Lucas downed the cup of water as quickly as he could before heading into Greenhouse Five. It didn't take long for him to find the whiteboard, not since this wasn't his first lesson with Rainwater teaching. But it did make him just as surprised as he would've been if this had been his first lesson of the year. "Uh, hello, Professor." Why was he messing with his tongue? Should he be worried?

Approaching one of the empty cubby holes, the Gryffindor took out his gloves and his goggles and added them into one of the pockets of his robes. He couldn't help but wonder why they weren't allowed to bring out any writing equipment but this didn't seem like a good time to ask. His wand was, as always, already on the inside pocket of his robes so he didn't need to worry about that. Now he just needed to worry about not choosing a poisonous plant from these boxes.

It didn't take long for him to decide, not since there were two that sounded bad from the get go. So did he want to stand in front of the yellow flowers or the clusters of leaves? His eyes moved from one clue to the other and back again but eventually, he found himself walking towards the RED box and the clusters of leaves that were inside and standing next to Shivvy. "Hey!" he whispered, shooting her a smile, "Wonder what we're going to be doing today."
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To help her combat the cold weather, Claudine had bundled herself in a coat, a pair of mittens and a green & silver scarf around her neck and half of her face. The hot chocolate that she had drunk only a few minutes ago already felt as though it was done warming her up; she was beginning to feel cold already. Mercifully, it was warm in Greenhouse Five. “Good day, Professor,’’ she said, her voice somewhat muffled from the scarf. Claudine wasn’t quite ready to remove it just yet; she just needed to thaw off a bit first. Her intense gaze moved to the whiteboard. Her only reaction was an eyebrow arching as she read the instructions.

After her bag was stored, and wand, gloves and goggles were in her pockets, Claudine studied the four coloured boxes, repeating the clues in her mind. Did Rainwater mean to imply that Slytherins smelled bad? Rude.

In the end, she settled for the blue box.

And yes, Blake, you were ignored as usual. Claudine made sure to stand a little away from him but within range of her chosen box.
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“Good afternoon, Professor Rainwater,” she’d greeted the man with a smile and only the briefest of confused expression at whatever was going on with the man’s tongue, unwrapping the scarf from around her and stowing it into a cubby along with her other things, sans her gloves and goggles as her wand was secure in its holster already. Only then did she concern herself with the instructions on the whiteboard and the boxes the others were clustering around.

There were innocent examples of plants with those descriptions abound, but honestly, she was staying vigilant. Perceived innocence didn’t actually mean it was safe. Instead, she headed over toward the blue box, nodding at the Head Boy, Blake and Claudine as she joined them. Thorns weren’t always bad, after all.
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"Hello, Professor Rainwater," she said, reminding herself of how cool his last name was for a Herbology professor. She said nothing else as she scanned the writing on the board. Ohhh, interesting. She stuffed her belongings into a cubby, save for the ones he'd asked them to keep, and stared at the boxes. Maybe she should just find a super smart older student and just follow their lead instead. As much as she loved Herbology, she didn't think she'd had enough classes to figure out which was which.

So were they supposed to identify a poisonous plant or a non-poisonous one? The directions hadn't been clear on that end, but Isla decided to go and stand by the green box. Green...Slytherin...smells bad. Was the professor trying to tell them something?
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Naya arrived at Greenhouse Five for Herbology class and she was ready. At least she thought she was ready. Entering the classroom, she noticed the instructions on the whiteboard. Naya went over to the cubbies and put her backpack inside. She took out her needed equipment and zipped up the bag.

“Hello Professor”, she said, as she passed by. She headed straight for the mystery boxes. Now which one was safe? That was a good question. Naya read the clues and looked at each box. The smelly box, that seemed like a trick. Of course, they were supposed to think that that was the poisonous one. Yellow flowers, again that seemed like a trick. No one would think that the pretty flowers were poisonous. Clusters of leaves sounded like poison ivy, so Naya wasn’t going to choose that one. Last but not least, there was the box with thorns. That made the Gryffindor think of roses and roses were good. Soooo, she was going to choose the blue box. Naya stood in front of the thorns box and hoped that she was right.
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Nina was a fan of the subject itself, though her opinions on their Professor were not as certain. She enjoyed independent study far more than she did their lessons, and studying with Calyx would always beat out either option. While she didn't share her boyfriend's same enthusiasm for the subject matter, she did try to hurry her way to class.

She paused briefly by the door of the greenhouse to give Professor Rainwater a reserved, yet polite nod. She did not like him, but she still had manners. Obviously the first thing she noticed was a lack of workspace, but when she looked back to read the instructions on the whiteboard all she could see was Professor Rainwater touching his tongue. Nina made a face in absolute disgust (and judgment, tbh). His hands were likely properly dirty given all of the dung he worked with! It was so gross and so unsanitary and Nina was not impressed whatsoever.

Trying to forget about that, she quickly put her things in a cubby hole and moved to stand in front of the first box she saw: Green. Because a) she was literally so grossed out by Professor Rainwater and b) she honestly did not care enough about this game of his to give it any proper effort and c) Eiji was at green and she liked his company more than the company of most. She did shove her way past Cecelia and Bernadette to stand next to him though.
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Phoebe showed up at class already wearing her gloves and goggles and flaunting them like they were high fashion. "Hullo, Professor! Very nice day today." She stuck out her tongue in a return greeting.

Phoebe strutted toward the board and blinked blearily through the goggles until the words snapped into focus and made sense. Oh! Hello, yes, time to pick the non-poisonous plant.

The girl meandered between each box, gently shoving people out of the way with her hip so she could look at the boxes and their signs. Not much in the way of clues, and while Phoebe had grown up in the woods, it wasn't like she could assume that everything yellow was good or bad. So it was a bit of a trick.

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Looking slightly windswept (which didn't help a great deal with the messy hair situation) and somehow even more haggard than usual, Kaiser entered Greenhouse Five for the afternoon's Herbology lesson. There was Professor Rainwater up at the front of the room, but Kaiser only nodded very slightly and looked past him to the instructions on the whiteboard, hardly even feeling guilty about not giving a verbal greeting. It was just the new normal; he barely ever wanted to talk, and his voice was starting to sound strange when he did speak, from how little he now used it.

Having read the instructions, Kaiser stowed everything bar what he needed safely out of the way, and then went to the boxes.

About which, he had not a single clue. Herbology - like most subjects - was not Kaiser's forte. Luckily(?), his mind was far too preoccupied with other things, so he also wasn't worried about getting this right. If there was a right answer, of course; could you safely identify a poisonous plant without actually seeing it? Maybe he could have made that point, but also... no thank you. He ultimately had no qualms about simply picking the characteristic he liked best and immediately going to stand in front of that box, without dithering.

Blue box. Thorns. Kaiser didn't even notice a certain other person who was already over here. Which was to say that he did notice him, but... well. Whether he was too tired to handle thinking about all that, or if it was just physically impossible for his brain to process everything that was trying to storm its way into his head, Kaiser felt strangely calm and empty about the situation. With everything he had to think about, a partial shutdown was actually sort of welcome.
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The weather might have felt cold to some but it wasn’t nearly as bad as you’d think. Ewan had experienced worse weather back home in Canada, what with the levels of snow falling at insane levels and the temperature being in the minuses, this was, at worst, a slight chill. Deciding against grabbing a drink of water, the tall Ravenclaw entered the classroom with a smile across his face, instantly giving out a few nods, smiles and waves to some of his Ravenclaw class mates (Nettie and Whitney) as well as to a few others he recognised (Nina, Carys and Jillian).

“Good morning Professor” he greeted the Professor as his eyes took in the instructions on the whiteboard. Quickly, he got out his wand, gloves and goggles and placed his belongings away before he finally started to read the clues, his mind focused. He really didn’t fancy being poisoned this early in the school year if he was being honest. Briefly, his mind noted that the four boxes were in the house colours, his mind trying to make links between the houses and if that might have something to do with that one being poisonous or not.

After reading the clues, a few times, trying to link them to the plants he knew, he decided to settle on the plant with the plant that smelt bad (Green box) in hope that he had recognised the plant correctly as Mimbulus mimbletonia, a plant that was known for its foul stink sap. Making his way over to the green box, he stood next to the other students who also had possibly deduced the same thing as he did (Eiji, Cecelia, Jillian, Bernadette, Nina and Isla), feeling a little more confident now as he noted the number of students who were also standing there. Sure, most of them most likely guessed or just stood by the one with the most pupils by it but still.
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Heath was on the fence about Herbology. He liked that there wasn't much wandwork for him to mess up, but some of the plants were a little… scary. As such, he had no idea what to expect as he made his way to greenhouse five for today's lesson. Blink, blink. His dark eyes widened at what could only be described as an odd scene in front of him. The first thing he noticed was that the workstations were gone. Instead, there were four colored boxes. What was with the boxes? And where were the workstations? Heath had an uneasy feeling.* Whatever this setup was, somebody please tell him it didn't involve group work!

Then there was the professor sticking his tongue out at everyone. Uhh… was he okay? Was there something wrong with his tongue? And more importantly, was it contagious? Maybe it was National Stick Your Tongue Out Day or something? Heath had no idea what that was about, but he still greeted the man politely, "Hello, Professor."

It was only when his initial confusion wore off that Heath noticed the instructions on the board. Okay, that explained the boxes at least. He stashed his bag in the nearest cubby after removing his gloves and goggles. Merlin, Heath hated wearing goggles! The strap always made a weird crimp in his hair that lasted all day, and he was funny-looking enough already. Still, better safe than sorry!

Gloves and goggles on, Heath went to get a better look at the boxes. Which one wasn't poison? Hmm… yellow flowers? He could think of several poisonous plants that had yellow flowers, so that ruled that out. Clustered leaves… again he knew of quite a few poisonous plants that this could apply to. Probably not that one either. And then there were two…

Heath's eyes darted from the green box to the blue one. He bit his lip, trying his hardest to riddle it out. Smells bad? That could be a bubotuber, which he knew had healing properties… but the professor hadn't said whether the plants were magical or mundane. It could also be a poisonous stink lily, for all he knew! That left the blue box: Thorns. If a plant had thorns, it didn't need to be poisonous, right? But then again, Heath could've sworn he read about at least one poisonous plant that did have thorns.

Honestly, he thought all of the plants in the boxes were poison! But the instructions clearly said pick one, and Heath didn't want to get kicked out of class for not following directions. After much careful deliberation, he stood behind the blue box, hoping he'd made the right choice.
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the colors were the first thing Yolanda Luna noticed after she'd donned her gloves and her very big goggles. The warm yellow, the cool green, the vibrant blue, and hot red practically begged her to come over and touch, and apparently that was what they were supposed to be doing! Cool. Yoyo hopped over, her long braids dancing behind her.

"Hi, Professor! nice day to be in the greenhouses!" it was always balmy in here, and that was a nice refresher after the chilly November day. She peeked from one box to the other. the clues didn't interest her as much as the colors did- so! the 12-year-old picked based on shade alone. Beaming around, she stood by her classmates behind the greeeeeeeeeeen box.
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With a polite nod, Alessandro addressed Rainwater as he entered the greenhouse, "Hello Professor." And then he set off to follow the directions as they were scribbled on the whiteboard.

Alessandro tucked all of his things in the small cubby he selected. He switched out his standard leather gloves, the ones he wore every day, for his pair of Herbology gloves. The switch was made quickly, just next to his cubby, and Alessandro took extra care to conceal his hands from his peers.

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Herbology was one of her favorites, so of course, she bounced in like she was walking on clouds. She enjoyed being around familiar plants. Even on her worst days she could find some happiness in the greenhouse, so as she opened the door she beamed. "Hello professor"

As she walked a little further she noticed the directions and tried not to frown. She liked taking notes so not having the ability made the blonde a little anxious. Moving to the cubbies she was beaming again, "Hey Al" maybe she could work with him and Gunnar if they'd let her tag along, but first it seemed she had to pick a box.

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Reading each box she decided she'd go with the blue box, who said thorns had to be a bad thing?
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