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Edible Flowers « Wood Ridge Homestead in the Shenandoah Valley. One of the few herbs that I grow to dry for tea is Bee Balm, Monarda didyma.

Edible Flowers « Wood Ridge Homestead in the Shenandoah Valley

Another Bee Balm species, Monarda fistulosa, often referred to as Wild Bergamot, is very similar. These two species of Bee Balm have a long history as a medicinal plant and are now used to propagate crosses and hybrid plants. Bee Balm is a perennial herb from the Mint family and can be found growing wild. Native Americans used Bee Balm for the antiseptic qualities and the Oswego Tribe from New York made a tea known as Oswego Tea which they later shared with early American colonists. Whether grown as a species plant or as a hybrid, Bee Balm offers many qualities to the gardener. Kokopelli Seed Foundation for organic seeds. Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants. Recommended this month Permaculture News: Permaculture International Research Network (PIRN) and Free Research Handbook Research is one of the five key areas of the UK Permaculture Association's work.

Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants

All aspects of the Association's research share two key aims; building a strong evidence base for permaculture and improving permaculture practice. Sociedade Portuguesa de Botânica. Glossário Botânico » Herbário da Universidade de Coimbra. Organic Gardening Home for Growing. Flora interactiva de Portugal. RHS Plant Selector.

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