• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

"grass surprising bulbs"  RSS feed

 
Gary Grata
Posts: 34
Location: Western Pennsylvania Zone 6A
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi... pulled from an Apple Gild example is in part the following.....

Apple Guild - courtesy of Toby Hemingway, Gaia’s Garden
• Apple (the central element)
• Garlic/garlic chives/wild leek (grass surprising bulbs)

Does anyone know what exactly is meant by "grass surprising bulbs"?

thanks... Gary
 
Thomas Partridge
Posts: 130
Location: Zone 7a
3
books chicken duck
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Are you sure that it says "surprising" instead of "suppressing"?

If it is suppressing (which I believe it is) they are plants that inhibit the growth of plants typically considered grass.
 
Gary Grata
Posts: 34
Location: Western Pennsylvania Zone 6A
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks Thomas.... it was a typo in the original and as you guessed, had I continued to read further through the list I would have seen "grass suppressing" in the next examples.
 
Luke Burkholder
Posts: 42
3
  • Likes 5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ha ha! Take that grass! Nobody expects the Spanish Onion Inquisition!
 
Keith Odell
Posts: 68
Location: Indiana
2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks Luke. That will keep me smiling all day.

Bummer for my co-workers who think I'm up to something anyway.
 
Tyler Ludens
pollinator
Posts: 9742
Location: Central Texas USA Latitude 30 Zone 8
184
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I have a variety of onion relatives under each of my apple trees. So far, Garlic Chive Allium tuberosum and Canada Onion Allium canadense are the most prolific and can form a nearly solid carpet of deliciousness.

 
It runs on an internal combustion engine. This ad does not:
The $50 and Up Underground House Book by Mike Oehler - digital download
https://permies.com/wiki/23442/digital-market/digital-market/Underground-House-Book-Mike-Oehler
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!