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A clump of narcissus triandus Thalia in full bloom.

A clump of narcissus triandus Thalia in full bloom.

Basil Syrup - Medicinally, Basil is antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, a circulatory stimulant, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, nervine and sedative.    --   I'm going to have to look some of this up!   >   I have basil oil and it helped with muscle cramps in my neck. Great stuff!

Basil syrup recipe - good for eating on berries & ice cream and for sore throats 'n coughs :)

Quince are grown both for the beauty of the tree and the pink blossom and ornamental quality but also because the fruit can be enjoyed as well. Description from shopannies.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Edible quince tree in bloom -- one of the most beautiful. Somewhat unusually, it blooms in the month of May, after the leaves have come out.

There’s an edible resource in your garden that you may have overlooked. Edible flowers add color, flavor, and beauty to homegrown salads.

Eating Flowers: Perk Up Your Salads

There’s an edible resource in your garden that you may have overlooked. Edible flowers add color, flavor, and beauty to homegrown salads. If nothing else, tuck a few of these into your vegetable garden!

How to Distinguish Between Hemlock & Yarrow

How to Distinguish Between Hemlock & Yarrow

How to plant a Yarrow lawn. Water-wise flowering perennials and ground cover plants provide a low-maintenance lawn .

Nasturtiums are carefree creepers with a range of flower colors.    Dwarf kinds form loose mounds about 10 to 15 inches tall ― suitable for hanging baskets, patio containers, and low borders.

58 Cool Container Gardens

COUNTRY CHARMERS -- Nasturtiums are carefree creepers with a range of flower colors. Dwarf kinds form loose mounds about 10 to 15 inches tall ― suitable for hanging baskets, patio containers, and low borders.

Wild ripe blackberries—where are these blackberries, dewberries and wild persimmon trees hiding in the Richmond, Indiana, area—without people being upset if I pick them?  I've noticed the death of these wild berries, including asparagus, elderberries along the roads, thickets, and woods.  It's so sad to see these foods for the birds and other animals, including humans, sprayed to kill them out totally!  Birds make their nests in these God-given food bushes.

Article on growing berries for self-sufficiency - my grandfather had a 'berry orchard' in Ireland

silver or maroon red grasses zone 4 | Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons'

silver or maroon red grasses zone 4

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