Synergy wrote:I seeded every mole hill...
How did mole planting worked for you? Did moles tried to repair their hills? I will try to sow veggies in mole hill in spring at friends property where there is a lot of this stuff in spring, but i heard about repairing.
I'm thinking dandelion or dandelion's close relative chicory would make fantastic perennial cover crops and should be sown in a field that will be a future orchard or farm. Sowing would probably be as easy as blowing some puffballs where you want it to be. Maybe a dandelion/ legume cover crop mix would be good; anyone else think so?
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Thanks for that Julie..
crows daughter wrote:
Right now the dandelion leaves are very thick and fully of bitter richness.
It is a very good time to pick these leaves, to make tincture, vinegar and dry them.
The leaves are also good for our livers and lymphatic system.
Here is a link to my blog where I tell the story of how to make dandelion root vinegar, which also includes photos. http://crowsdaughtersherbs.blogspot.com/2008/01/dandelion-has-been-potent-ally-of-mine.html
rose macaskie wrote:
burra maluca , I went to a shop I dont go to often and they had a packet of chicory plant seed that some writting at the bottom of the packet were seeds of diente de lione, so there is some reason to feel confused here. Every one here has always always told me that the dandylions were dienty de liones and as far as i know chicory has blue flowers. This is just getting more complicated. agri rose macaskie.
paul wheaton wrote:I think that this is an important issue, and I don't have any of this stuff bookmarked or anything like that. So the best I can offer at this point is to keep my eye out, or to possibly interview some people who are either writing this stuff or are aware of the specific documents.
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paul wheaton wrote:
In another forum I was asked for proof of the dandelion feeding the raspberry while it is alive. The dandelion dying and feeding surrounding plants was easy to understand, but not any sharing while alive.
Lydia S. wrote:
When is the best time of year to harvest the dandelion roots for tea? My guess would be the fall, after the plant has spent the season growing and is about to go dormant. Also, does anyone have any tips for drying the roots? I don't have a food dehydrator,
rose macaskie wrote:
As a teenager, a farmer he sometimes worked for showed him that his corn grew better were the purslain had not been weeded out, this started him on a life long search to understand and collect more information on this phenomenon.
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