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Harvest, Horehound (Marrubium vulgaris)

In a morning lull from my daily thunderstorms, I went out to collect Horehound seeds. I am also collecting leaves from one shaded plant that is now blooming. I like collecting in a five gallon bucket.  Loose, it is not … Continue reading

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White Ragweed (Hymenopappus filifolia var. lugens)

Glad I am not allergic to White Ragweed because it is blooming! Plus they are all over my alpine rock garden, contributing to my yellow river of flowers flowing down the hill. Notice that it has no ray flowers, just … Continue reading

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Potting Up, Lovage (Levisticum officinale)

Of the 6 Lovage starts, I still had 5 in their initial Jiffy seed starters. Today I potted them up into 3 inch pots.  These little guys will likely live in my back bedroom under lights until the rainy season. … Continue reading

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Herbs, Calendula Oktoberfest (Calendula officinales)

Today I started 12 Calendula Oktoberfest seeds. This is a well known herbal that has been used for hundreds of years for skin problems by promoting healing and protection against free radicals. My main purpose for Calendula has always been … Continue reading

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Herbs, Garden Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Today I added Garden or Culinary Sage to raised bed 5, my herb garden. I kept it in a pot indoors all winter for the fragrance and for cooking.  Sage is excellent for digestion, and when I have fresh leaves … Continue reading

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