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I like eating dandelion flowers. I have video link of eating some things that included dandelion flower.
Bloom where you are planted.
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On another note, I'm curious how chicken tractors change the balance of ground covers. After a couple of hard weeks of scratching, pecking, etc., do people see an increase in grass species, broadleaves, or others? Maybe there is little net effect?
Fried dandelions....heehee...awesome. Tomorrow's appertif
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Dan wrote:It seems that chicken physiology seems to result in high concentrations of Boron in chicken manure.
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Kelda O. wrote:
Agreed: dynamic accumulator which is a low-maintenance medicinal and ornamental herb.
I wonder of there is anywhere you can buy seeds of the wild variety.
What does it accumulate or does it hyperaccumulate anything, minerals, N, P, K calcium?
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tel jetson wrote:
seems like it would be difficult to sell something that's so widely available for free.
dirtfarmer, as long as you have assessed your present and potential future uses of your land adding more biodiversity is terrific . I seeded every mole hill with red clover and introduced herbs and medicinal trees . I will add a cautionary note here that ground ivy has some level of toxicity , certainly to horses.
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