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Sonchus asper - sow thistle

 
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Do believe I have a couple of these sow thistles volunteering in my garden. Any thoughts about what they signify about the soil?  Suggestions for use most welcome.
 
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dont know what it means but i like them. lots of nitrogen rich material i dont have the spiny ones though  

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aphid sacrifice plant to feed the benificial insects

make a liquid fertilzer with them  just cut right at ground level chop them up and then sumurge in water for 3 days



 
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