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The filbert harvest. An unsprayed tree will give you trouble if you pick from the ground; shake the tree onto a cloth.

The star performer at the garden shows this year is an old plant rediscovered, the dwarf contorted filbert often called "Henry Lauder's Walking Stick".  I learned that Henry Lauder was a vaudeville star who always carried a twisted cane. A near mature filbert revealing the twisted trunks and corkscrew branches. This odd sport of its parent filbert, Corylus avelana, became the variety 'Contorta'.  It's obvious when you see the twisted, curly growth of these shrubs or small trees.  When dormant …

Contorted Filberts Are A Real Garden Twist

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Common Name: Hazel, Hazelnuts, Filberts Scientific Name: Corylus species - zone 3-8 depending on variety

50 Toxic Plants to Keep Away from Your Livestock

Easy To Grow and Brew Herbal Teas DIY » The Homestead Survival

Easy To Grow and Brew Herbal Teas DIY | The Homestead Survival

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How To Grow Your Own Sage

How To Grow Your Own Sage - Herbs Info

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Growing Sage in Your Kitchen Herb Garden » The Homestead Survival

Growing Sage in Your Kitchen Herb Garden | The Homestead Survival

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All About Lemongrass by Poppyswap

Meadow Muffin Gardens: Farmers Almanacs Planting Calendar-Kiss me over the garden gate

Meadow Muffin Gardens: Farmer's Almanac's Planting Calendar

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Meadow Muffin Gardens: Farmer's Almanac's Planting Calendar

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Meadow Muffin Gardens: Farmer's Almanac's Planting Calendar

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Chickweed's blossoms have five petals but they look like ten. Photo By Heather Pier

Newsletter 7 January 2014 | Eat The Weeds and other things, too

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Ethnobotanical Pursuits: Chufa- aka nutgrass.

Ethnobotanical Pursuits: Chufa

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What Do You See #3. Photo by Green Deane

Newsletter 25 February 2014 | Eat The Weeds and other things, too

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Wood sorrel

Newsletter 25 February 2014 | Eat The Weeds and other things, too

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Camas Lily These are drought tolerant, making the Camas Lily perfect for xeriscaping! Have a healthy, lively garden while using much less water! These beautiful blue flowers rise in open spikes of star blossoms. They also naturalize well for a full and vivacious yard! Product Information: Light: Full sun Height: 18-24" Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer Size: Bulbs Zones: 4 to 8

Flower Bulbs - Camas Lily

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Photo Thursday! Kathi Keville stops to admire a Camas flower during the Free Herbalism Project.

Photo Thursday! « The Mountain Rose Blog

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Oak Hill Homestead: Indian Paintbrush

Oak Hill Homestead: Indian Paintbrush

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Methow Valley Herbs: Black Pepper: A Powerful Medicinal Spice

Methow Valley Herbs: Black Pepper: A Powerful Medicinal Spice

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Illawarra Flame Tree (Brachychiton acerifolius?) I love these trees, they look so amazing when there are 8 or 10 of them. They take a while to grow though. Look great with purple Jacarandas too.

Care Of Persian Shield Plant: Tips For Growing Persian Shield Indoors

Persian Shield. Easily multiplied by simply breaking off and sticking in potting soil. You can have all you want and save money too