Tetragonia tetragonioides Tetragonia tetragonioides (previously T. expansa) is a leafy groundcover also known as Botany Bay spinach, Cook's cabbage, kōkihi (in Māori), New Zealand spinach, sea spinach, and tetragon. Its Australian names of warrigal greens and warrigal cabbage come from the local use of warrigal to describe plants that are wild (not farmed originally). It is native to Argentina, Australia, Chile, Japan, and New Zealand. The species, rarely used by indigenous people as a leaf vegetable, was first mentioned by Captain Cook.
Corchorus olitorius Jew's Mallow, Nalta jute PFAF Plant Database Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Demulcent; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Tonic. The leaves are demulcent, diuretic, febrifuge and tonic. They are used in the treatment of chronic cystitis, gonorrhoea and dysuria. A cold infusion is said to restore the appetite and strength.
Daubenton’s kale – growing and cooking Daubenton’s kale (Brassica oleracea var ramosa) is a perennial vegetable that seems to have everything going for it: tasty, hardy, productive and easy to grow. I also grow nine-star perennial broccoli (Brassica oleracea botrytis aparagoides – actually a sprouting cauliflower) which is often touted as a perennial, but really it’s just a biennial that manages to hang on for a few more years if you zealously remove all the flowers. Daubenton’s, on the other hand, is the real deal, a perennial kale that usually lives for 5 or 6 years. It seems that a lot more kales used to be perennial, but Victorian seed companies selected for biennialism in order to be able to sell the same variety year on year.
French Language Blog Image courtesy of MEIF bassinrennes This post has no political agenda, but Hillary’s announcement got me thinking. You may have learned that certain job titles are always masculine in French, regardless of whether a woman holds the position. Chaya/Tree Spinach/Cnidoscolus aconitifolius Would you like to try the challenge of Chaya? Though you need to be absolutely sure you’re not afraid, wild Chaya are a gourmet delicacy anyone can have and enjoy it without fear. Eat this – it’s good for you! Chaya, also known as Tree Spinach, often confused with Chenopodium giganteum is a large, fast growing leafy perennial shrub, native to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Histoires en français avec sous-titres Upload Subscription preferences Loading... Working... Odile De Troy Allium fistulosum Allium fistulosum L. (Welsh onion, Japanese bunching onion, bunching onion) is a species of perennial onion. The common name Welsh onion is rather a misnomer, as the species is native to China, though cultivated in many places and naturalized in scattered locations in Eurasia and North America. Historically, the Welsh onion was known as the cibol. In Cornwall they are known as chibbles.
Ipomoea aquatica Ipomoea aquatica is a semiaquatic, tropical plant grown as a vegetable for its tender shoots and leaves. It is found throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, although it is not known where it originated. This plant is known in English as water spinach, river spinach, water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names Chinese spinach, Chinese Watercress, Chinese convolvulus, swamp cabbage or kangkong in Southeast Asia. Occasionally, it has also been mistakenly called "kale" in English, although kale is a strain of mustard belonging to the species Brassica oleracea and is completely unrelated to water spinach, which is a species of morning glory.
32 French Phrases To Help Beginners Keep The Conversation Flowing I am a great believer in speaking the language right from the start of your language learning journey. Many people have the attitude that first they must learn all the grammar and huge amounts of vocabulary before they could ever be ready to start conversing with native speakers. People are often scared of getting into awkward situations where they have no clue how to express what they want to say, leaving them only with blank expressions on their faces. This is completely the wrong mindset and I’m here to help! By learning how to express exactly what your level is in the language and also knowing how to ask for clarification and help understanding or explaining, you open yourself up to a whole new dimension of language learning. Armed with these phrases, every native speaker you encounter is a potential tutor.
Kai-lan Kai-lan (also written as gai-lan) is the Cantonese name for a vegetable that is also known as Chinese broccoli or Chinese kale. It is a leaf vegetable featuring thick, flat, glossy blue-green leaves with thick stems and a small number of tiny flower heads similar to those of broccoli. Broccoli and kai-lan belong to the same species Brassica oleracea, but kai-lan is in the group alboglabra [Latin albus+glabrus white and hairless]. Cardiocrinum giganteum - Perennial & Biennial Seeds Sow Cardiocrinum giganteum seeds from February to July at 13-18C (55-65F), on the surface of a peaty compost. Cover with 1.5mm of compost or vermiculite and keep the soil damp but not wet. After sowing, seal the pot inside a polythene bag and leave at 13-18C (55-65F) for 2-3 weeks.
Why You Need To Use The Subjunctive In French - French learning article One of my students told me he was afraid of this tense: « sache, fasse, sois, aie » These irregular verbs in the subjunctive might sound a bit difficult and strange, but the subjunctive is much more than just a tense. That's why I decided to write this article. This article is written to stop fear and prejudice against the French subjunctive. Most students are just afraid to learn it, and I would like to change this.