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Excellent document on this here

Thanks to Travis pointing out a use for lantana leaves I went searching and found this doc...

Enjoy!

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we have great results here using nettle, yarrow, lavender, lemon blam, chamomile, sage, comfrey and a few others. they are made and used all the time and have been doing it for at least 5 years now. i love the results and specially how it fits the permaculture lifestyle as they all have more than one use or are eatable. and most grow wild here.

thanks for the link btw!
 
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It doesn't mention tobacco or jicama, both powerful insecticides (the latter has been taken off the USDA organic list, oddly enough, even though it's pretty easy to grow organically), and doesn't mention plant sources for herbicides like ailanthus.

I like it, though! It's a good format, and has a lot of useful info.
 
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soil wrote:
we have great results here using nettle, yarrow, lavender, lemon blam, chamomile, sage, comfrey and a few others. they are made and used all the time and have been doing it for at least 5 years now. i love the results and specially how it fits the permaculture lifestyle as they all have more than one use or are eatable. and most grow wild here.

thanks for the link btw!


Do you mix them all together, Soil? Or you talking different plants for different apps?

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Joel Hollingsworth wrote:
It doesn't mention tobacco or jicama, both powerful insecticides (the latter has been taken off the USDA organic list, oddly enough, even though it's pretty easy to grow organically), and doesn't mention plant sources for herbicides like ailanthus.

I like it, though! It's a good format, and has a lot of useful info.

New to me... except tabacco of course.

Chelle
 
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Found another worthwhile site here....

Look to left for menu of different plants given.

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Do you mix them all together, Soil? Or you talking different plants for different apps?

Chelle



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