Borage - Our Herb Garden. Borage Characteristics (Borago officinalis) Borage flowers with honeybee Name Origin: The name borage is thought to have come from a corruption of cor, the heart because of its former use as a cordial or heart-fortifying medicine.
Courage is from the same source. Another theory is that is comes from borrago, which means rough and relates somewhat to birrus, a thick coarse woolen cloth worn by the poor during the thirteenth century. Untitled. While being able to maintain lively indoor plants comes naturally to some of us, the rest of us might be known as “plant murderers.”
Even so, there are some herbs you can simply grow with just a glass of water and are perfect for anyone who doesn’t have the best track record with keeping plants alive. All you need is a medium-sized glass jar (Mason Jars are perfect for this) and fresh water to start cultivating your green thumb with these 12 herbs that don’t require soil to grow. Cilantro. News » Botanical Illustrations for Foraging for Edible Plants Chart: Working with Field Studies Council – Lizzie Harper Illustration ¦ Botanical Illustration & Scientific Illustration by Lizzie Harper. Story posted: Friday, 8.
April 2016 by Lizzie Harper I've recently been working on natural history illustrations for The Field Studies Councils publications department, in this case for a fold out chart of edible British plants which has only just come out. I'm delighted with the result, they've used my illustrations beautifully and the way the information is included is innovative and clear. Despite it being November when I began the job, and January when it was completed; I was able to get my hands on lots of the plants needing to be drawn because of the mild winter. Infact, the BSBI Plant HUnt 2016 results show more plant stragglers were clinging on from autumn than ever before. Some of the illustrations were done for other jobs some time ago, and FSC were happy to re-use these from my online image bank.
List of edible flowers - Wikipedia. Edible Garden - A Video PlayList on Dailymotion. Medicine Woman: Krysia Kurzyca — BERKSHIRE FOOD + TRAVEL. By Honey Sharp Should one day you visit Krysia Kurzyca’s “Medicine Buddha Gardens” in Sheffield, MA, you’d be swept away by an overwhelming but ever so fresh fragrance.
This is not a red roses, white peonies or lilacs traditional “fragrant garden.” Rather it’s an herb garden of a very special type. While many of us primarily associate herbs such as rosemary, mint and basil for culinary purposes, her cultivated land is dedicated to growing and harvesting medicinal herbs. It has expanded to include at least 250 species, many of which are actually both culinary and medicinal such as the three above. In addition, year around Krysia carefully prepares a variety of tinctures or extracts. While following paths set in a mandala pattern, with some covered with large burlap coffee bags from South America, I couldn’t escape noticing on this October day how each plant presented a distinctive scent.
No longer a visual experience, the natural world was suddenly dominated by the olfactory. Living Off the Land: 52 Highly Nutritious Wild-Growing Plants. Digg HJ: Organic is awesome, but there is nothing quite like wild growing foods.
Quite simply, foods that grow wild have the absolute highest life force energy and nutritional and medicinal benefits available. Despite major advances in growing methods in the last few hundred years, humans still cannot replicate the wisdom of Mother nature exactly. See How Easily You Can Create an Edible Landscape. Edible landscaping is an easy way to grow food while keeping a front yard beautiful and tidy.
Based on lessons I learned from keeping an edible front yard for five years, this article will help you create a bountiful edible landscape. Posts may contain affiliate links, which allow me to earn a commission at no extra cost to you. This helps keep costs down so that I can continue providing high quality content to you for free. I appreciate your purchase through the links! (full disclosure) Create an Orderly Edible Landscape (and Attract Beneficial Insects, Too) with Blocks of Color. The goal of a good design is to unify a space by providing blocks of color or texture that capture or direct the viewer’s eye.
It is one of the most basic landscape design principles. Find out how to do it in your landscape, and attract beneficial insects, too! Posts may contain affiliate links, which allow me to earn a commission at no extra cost to you. This helps keep costs down so that I can continue providing high quality content to you for free. I appreciate your purchase through the links!
Wild Edible Greens. Herbs. Poisonous Plants. Medicinal plants & herbs. Edible Landscape Resource Guide (National Gardening Association) Here is a listing of some of the many vegetable, fruit, and herb mail-order companies that can provide plants and seeds for your edible landscape.
Click to jump to ..Vegetables and HerbsFruits, Berries and NutsGardening Tools & SuppliesSelected Web sites on Edible Landscaping Vegetables and Herbs Abundant Life Seeds Box 157 Saginaw, OR 97472-0157 (541) 767-9606 www.abundantlifeseeds.com Offers 100% certified organic vegetable, herb, and flower seeds Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 2278 Baker Creek Rd. Harvesting and Drying Calendula.
Homegrown here: Okay, so in a previous post I talked about growing Calendula. This post I’m going to talk about harvesting and drying it. The next post I’ll do on the topic will be about making a skin-healing salve from the dried petals, olive oil and beeswax. How to make a Calendula oil infusion. So finally I get around to finishing off this mini series on Calendula (pot marigold).
This post will be on infusing oil, and next week we’ll have the one on salves. We’ve already covered the growing and drying Calendula: Oil infusion is as simple as can be. Fat Hen, a relative of Quinoa. Teach Your Children Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants with this Creative Board Game. As a father I can relate to this one. What better way to learn than to do it while playing a game and having a little fun! Please eat the dandelions: 9 edible garden weeds. Edible Flowers Chart, How to safely choose Edible Flowers, Whats Cooking America. Edible flowers are the new rage in haute cuisine Photo of edible flowers picked in Linda's garden in July (lavender, thyme, dill, cilantro, day lily, squash blossom, Nasturtiums, chives, and basil).
After falling out of favor for many years, cooking and garnishing with flowers is back in vogue once again. Flower cookery has been traced back to Roman times, and to the Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Indian cultures. Edible flowers were especially popularin the Victorian era during Queen Victoria's reign. Today, many restaurant chefs and innovative home cooks garnish their entrees with flower blossoms for a touch of elegance. One very important thing that you need to remember is that not every flower is edible. Edible Flowers, How to choose Edible Flowers, Eatable Flowers, Edible Flower Chart, List of Edible Flowers, Incredible Edible Flowers. Edible Flowers Chart. Edible Flowers This chart is a collaborative research project by Amy Barclay de Tolly and Home Cooking Guide Peggy Trowbridge.
The links will take you to full color photos of the specific flowers to help with identification, but please don't depend solely on these photos. Be sure you know exactly what you choose to consume. If you are allergy-prone, it's probably best to forego consumption of flowers. Weeds You Can Eat. Edible Garden - Flowers and Herbs. 13 Medicinal Plants Worth Planting. Aloe Vera The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil. Although the plant tastes like turd, it’s still edible. The sap from aloe vera is extremely useful to speed up the healing and reducing the risk of infections for : woundscutsburnseczemareducing inflammation.
Les pieds dans l’eau. Utre plante qui vit les pieds dans l’eau, mais plus discrète : l’ache-faux-cresson (apium nodiflorum). Elle doit son nom à deux points communs qu’elle a avec le cresson (nasturtium officinale). Le premier, c’est la forme de ses feuilles. Sans être 100% identiques, il y a tout de même une forte similitude. Le second, c’est le milieu dans lequel elle pousse : les eaux peu profondes. Granny Woman Ozark Herbs. Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants. Www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/gardens/edibles/edible.pdf.