These are the flowers I've had steeping for two days. Looking to make brandy and online am finding most information relates to dandelion wine. Want to use as little sugar as possible and am experimenting with yeasts. A lot of the recipes for wine add raisins or oranges, maybe lemons. Any suggestions for a simple recipe…
Cat’s Ear: Backyard ‘Weed’ With Super-Antioxidant Properties
Written by: Susan Patterson Natural Health 5 Comments Image source: Wikipedia Cat’s ear (Hypochaeris radicata) is often confused with a dandelion — so much so that it is referred to as “false dandelion.” This look-a-like plant has similar structure, grows in a similar habitat, drives homeowners nuts when it pops up in…
Polk greens are up!
I don't eat a lot of these, but we do enjoy a batch or two every year. And I have bacon! Do any of you eat Polk?
Can I use Horse Nettle the same as Common Nettle?
I was told the nettle we have locally is horse nettle. I've been unable to find info on this. In the mts in west central PA.
I am growing wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium) Has anyone used this plant medicinally? I have looked at a few sites, but there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of information out there. I have had the plant for several years and never really used it. The name intrigued me. I thought it might be handy "some day".
What do you forage for in your area?
I know most of us are supposed to be staying home, unless getting some much needed exercise. When you can what do you plan to forage for in your area? How far do you normally travel to forage things? I forage around my yard the most, but I have been reading a book about plants I can forage for in my range. Now when we go…