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  • Southern Burdock has been known to have more potency than the Northern ones. Please take this into consideration. --- On Sun, 10/30/11, Allmende Verden wrote: From: Allmende Verden Subject: Re: [pfaf] Burdock To: "pfaf-Mailingliste" Date: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 5:58 PM At least wild burdock is growing in the area (of Verden, lower saxony, Germany). When you type the latin name...
    Dee Harris Oct 30, 2011
  • Thanks, Dennis. I do more research. Again, thank you. Wolf --- On Sat, 7/16/11, dennis@^$1 wrote: From: dennis@^$2 Subject: Re: [pfaf] fig trees To: pfaf@^$3 Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 9:17 AM Well then try this site. There are many types of figs. Some are hardy down to -13 C, if we believe the ads. http://www.adrianosfigtrees.com/varieties.html Dennis -------Original Message...
    Dee Harris Jul 16, 2011
  • The summers have been hotter and the winters colder. This coming winter is going to be colder still. Last year saw more nights with below freezing temps and days barely above. This coming winter is going to be colder. Last year we had four nights of sleet. The year before a full day of snow and several nights of sleet. This year we're supposed to have at least one hurricane. There...
    Dee Harris Jul 15, 2011
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  • I've know people who have grown figs here in Houston, Texas. However, our winters have been getting colder and colder. Wolf --- On Fri, 7/15/11, dennis@^$1 wrote: From: dennis@^$2 Subject: Re: [pfaf] fig trees To: pfaf@^$3 Date: Friday, July 15, 2011, 12:56 PM I never imagined that anyone would try to grow figs in Norway! People have a hard time growing them in North Carolina and...
    Dee Harris Jul 15, 2011
  • Now this makes sense to me. I go by the moon with everything. Wolf --- On Tue, 7/12/11, planetn1 wrote: From: planetn1 Subject: [pfaf] Brighton Permaculture Trust garden and plant course update To: pfaf@^$1 Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 10:28 AM Scything 30-31 July 2011 Fruit tree grafting 13 August 2011 Green roofs 29-30 October 2011 Pruning old fruit trees 14-15 & 17-18 January...
    Dee Harris Jul 12, 2011
  • Can you upload a photo of this plant? Wolf --- On Tue, 6/21/11, hnrypt wrote: From: hnrypt Subject: [pfaf] Mexico mystery plant To: pfaf@^$1 Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 7:17 PM I've just joined your group from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico, where I have started my first garden in my life...and am using permaculture principles for the design and care. Lacking information and...
    Dee Harris Jun 23, 2011
  • Here in Houston things have really started growing really green with what little rain that we've had. However, I do have to agree with you on the flowers. The only ones I want in my patio garden are pot marigold, aloe vera and others that are used as medicines. I have a friend who got third degree sunburns and if she would listen to me she wouldn't be suffering from it for very...
    Dee Harris Jun 2, 2011
  • I wouldn't suggest eating the leaves. Not that they are poison or anything, but it isn't a good idea. Wolf --- On Mon, 8/24/09, Mat Coward wrote: From: Mat Coward Subject: [pfaf] Re: Ginger To: pfaf@^$1 Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 7:41 AM < > question, but are they edible? Do they taste like ginger?>> I've never tried them - I'd be interested to know the answer myself. I have...
    Dee Harris Aug 24, 2009
  • I've grown ginger and I agree that it's hardy even in really hot climates like Houston, Texas. It's beautiful as well. Wolf --- On Tue, 8/25/09, D wrote: From: D Subject: [pfaf] Re: Ginger To: pfaf@^$1 Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 1:10 AM Ginger leaves are very aromatic, actually. Ginger plants are very hardy (strong roots!) and make very vigorous indoor plants. I figure their...
    Dee Harris Aug 24, 2009
  • Yarrow is known as warrior's wort as well as a heal all medicine plant. They have to be stupid to call it a weed. Wolf --- On Tue, 7/14/09, Steve wrote: From: Steve Subject: [pfaf] Yarrow To: pfaf@^$1 Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 8:42 PM Notice how the folks at Virginia Tech classified this ancient healing herb? "WEED" (picture the rubber stamp slamming down on the file here, if...
    Dee Harris Jul 15, 2009