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HOW TO GROW saffron crocus flower
Saffron (Crocus sativus) - Perennial in Zones 6 to 9 The stigma of this late season crocus is the king of spices, and you might be able to grow it in your own backyard. Saffron crocus flowers in late summer or early fall instead of early spring. A patch of 20 to 30 bulbs could net you enough saffron for a season.
The Herb Gardener: Growing Your Own Saffron. No kidding. Comes from autumn blooming Crocus Sativus. Only grown in zones 6-9, so not WI.
I have a headcanon that Aza adores saffron flowers... And that when people talk about the big deal that having saffron as a spice is, Nen snickers immaturely.....
Herbs Herbal Medicines Herb Garden CD 29 Books by Infocraft, $4.99
Re-using Coffee tins as herb planters
Herbs That Grow in Shade - They're useful and add color to a difficult spot in the garden.
I've been wanting to use mason jars for my herbs, but a little nervous about trying to drill drainage holes in the bottoms of glass jars. Terra cota pieces at the bottom are the solution!
Growing Sage - The Herb Gardener - lots of good information on growing & using herbs
Grow a Garden with Healing Herbs and Plants—includes herbs for digestion, skin, coughs, colds and flu
Growing French Tarragon as part of a Fines Herbes recipe, how to from growveg.com...
And... i wanna do this.... and this.. and this... spiral herb garden. I could TOTALLY do this!
Growing and Using Chives