Canola (Brassica napus): Cool season, broadleaf, upright and spreading growth habit Uses: Chicken Forage, Deer Attractant, Forage A cabbage related plant that is a perfect grazer! Dwarf Essex Rape is a perfect grazer plant that will persist well after...
Flax has the same performance benefits of other grasses and grains, of quick germination and a highly fibrous root mass. The multiple stems or branches of a flax plant are slender and flexible, bearing attractive blue flowers.
Long podded variety with 13-16 peas per pod, light tan in color, oblong shape, good garden variety. Try with for maximum Nitrogen fixation. A high yielding, popular Southern Pea that is great for home gardens.
The best time to plant is during spring for best results. Great cover crop for smothering weeds and adding Nitrogen to soil. A fast growing plant that can reach 3′. Try with for maximum Nitrogen fixation.
Sadandy is very similarly to ‘Texas Cream' but the peas are slightly smaller. If using for Nitrogen fixation we highly recommend using a cowpea inoculant. Heavy yielding Southern pea great for fresh shelling.
Thin out seedlings as they appear and pinch young plants back to encourage fullness. A Mediterranean native, it is naturally salt and drought tolerant, withstands heavy frost, is fire resistant, deer resistant, and attractive to bees.
All parts of the plant contain high levels of tropane alkaloids, which can cause delirium, uncontrolled rise in body temperature, elevated heart rate, brain damage and death. (Jimson weed; Thornapple; Jamestown weed) A cousin of tomatoes, chiles, and...
Flowers are large and dry yields can be as high as 800 kg/ha (700 lbs/acre). Improved tetraploid strain of German chamomile for commercial production. Erect, sturdy growth habit and larger flowers containing up 0.7% essential oil high in bisabolol and...
Ht. 40-50cm/16-20". Try throwing them in salads just for fun. Best sown directly in the garden in spring. These "berries" are quite edible, and the taste is a bit like mulberries. But the novel thing about this plant is that late in the season red, juicy...
The leaves have a mild fruity aroma but they are not used in cooking or for scent. Beautiful sage from southern Europe with giant silver-gray woolly leaves. The tall silvery white flower spikes are attractive, but they should be cut back immediately after...
(Mormon tea; Desert tea; Joint-fir) Reported to contain some ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, both potent central nervous system stimulants. Pleasant thirst-quenching tea. California Indians so cherished the tea for general use that it was always available.
As a companion plant it does well with coriander, and is protective against aphids. Best known for flavouring liqueurs such as anisette, ouzo, absinthe and sambuca. The plant grows to almost a meter (3ft) in rich, well-drained soil, bearing white flowers...
Grows throughout eastern and central North America but is endangered in Ontario due to habitat loss. The roots are also a source of the insecticide rotenone. (Catgut) Showy native herb with pink and yellow pea-like flowers.
More compact than other leaf celeries, reaching only 25-50cm (10-20") in height. A very nice leaf celery with finely cut, dark green glossy leaves. Use it like parsley and surprise your guests with its rich celery flavour and aroma.
A pillow stuffed with hops flowers will overcome insomnia. Well known flavouring for beer. Only seeds may be imported into the U.S. (plants not permitted). Seeds will yield a mixture of male and female plants.
Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required
Ideally suited for grazing and it is common to obtain 4-6 tons of dry matter per acre of this high-energy feed. Barkant turnips are an improved, early maturing, diploid turnip with a large purple tankard shaped bulb.
Ht. 1-2m/3-6ft. Because it develops dense clusters of roots, it is excellent for erosion control on slopes. Named after the German explorer Prince Maximilian who discovered the plant on an expedition to the Great Plains in 1832-34.
An American folk remedy for cancer, hence its alias "cancerweed." Indians used the roots for sores, and the tea has been used for colds, coughs, nervous conditions. (Cancerweed) Attractive purple-blue flowers and cleft, dandelion-like leaves.
Dragonhead is an easy plant and can be direct-sown into the garden when the soil warms up in the spring. It has naturalized and grows wild in some Canadian provinces and central and Eastern U.S. states, preferring hillsides and rocky locales.