* Quercus robur is planted for forestry, and produces a long-lasting and durable heartwood, much in demand for interior and furniture work. Robur is a large deciduous tree 25–35 m tall (exceptionally to 50 m), with lobed and nearly sessile (very short-stalked)...
Ideally suited for grazing and it is common to obtain 4-6 tons of dry matter per acre of this high-energy feed. Turnips have a high leaf to stem ratio and and provide very high concentrations of protein, sugar content and leaf yields.
They can produce as much as 300 lb./acre nitrogen. Iron and Clay has long taproots that help withstand drought conditions. Iron and Clay cowpeas are grown just like soybeans. Frost will kill the cowpeas.
* Quercus ilicifolia, commonly known as Bear Oak or Scrub Oak, is a small shrubby oak native to the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. * The plant grows from a large taproot which can be up to 20 centimeters thick.
Uses: Chicken Forage, Deer Attractant, Forage, Green Manure, Nitrogen Fixation, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed Suppression Packer forage pea is a low-growing, viny legume which has been shown to fix over 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre per year.
Bark and branchlets grayish black. Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or dense forests, mountain slopes, along valleys near roads, on rocks; 600-1900 m.
Botanical Name: Cercis glabra
Common Name: Chinese Redbud, Smooth Redbud, Yunnan Redbud
Here is a flower-herb-veggie that cuts across the genres, with its white-flecked leaves and showy edible red-burgundy flowers. Easy from seeds; for gardens or in containers. The leaves and flowers have a hot watercress flavour and are great in salads;...
Botanical Name: Tropaeolum minus 'Tip Top Alaska Red Shades'
It is one of two honeysuckles native to Britain, the other being the Common Honeysuckle ( Lonicera periclymenum ). * Lonicera xylosteum , commonly known as Fly honeysuckle , European Fly Honeysuckle , Dwarf Honeysuckle or Fly Woodbine is a deciduous shrub.
Fresh chopped leaves are appealing in soups, stews, sauces and salads. Ground seed is used in confectionary goods including , and . Cultivated since 1500 BC in Greece and the Middle East for its distinctive sweet licorice flavour, anise is an annual that...
Source of yellow, gold and khaki dyes. Good hedge plant; has vigorous habit and withstands heavy clipping. Boiled root decoction was once used to bathe irritated eyes. Hardy in southwestern Ontario and coastal B.C.
(Aoshiso) Decorative green foliage reminiscent of coleus. Before sowing, chill sees at 5°C (40°F) for 3 days in moist sand. Cinnamon-scented leaves are popular in Japan for flavouring raw fish, bean curd, pickles and tempura.
High yielding variety for medicinal use. The proazulene add a distinctive blue colour to the essential oil. Elite variety for commericial production, rich in proazulene, a powerful anti-inflammatory agent.
Traditionally used like other echinaceas for its antiviral, anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting effects. (Yellow coneflower) The only yellow-flowering echinacea. Flowers are 7cm/3” across with a chocolate brown centre.
Use it wherever parsley is used -- you can't go wrong with it. This flat-leaved form of chervil has been used in Europe for centuries. The flavour hints of anise but is never overbearing and it can liven up many dishes including salads.
Angels trumpets are popular in containers for the patio, balcony or deck. Beautiful double upright trumpet-like flowers are purple and white. They are also used externally in the form of poultices or ointments for the treatment of aches, pains, arthritis,...
* Habit and Form an deciduous shrub dense, rounded habit ascending branches, erect 6' to 10' tall 4' to 10' wide medium texture moderate growth rate * White or rosy-lilac flowers in 3-7" clusters, often several to each branch tip, in May; flower fragrance,...
(New York ironweed) Tall native flower with masses of deep purple fluffy flowers. It is a bitter tonic and alterative useful for menstrual disorders and fevers. It was used by the Cherokee for pain, toothache, ulcers, and hemorrhage.
Barkant turnips have a high leaf to stem ratio and and provide very high contentrations of protein, sugar content and leaf yields. Ready to pasture 6-8 weeks after sowing. Dwarf Essex Rape – A cabbage related plant that is a perfect grazer! Dwarf Essex...
* A pleasant tasting tea is made from the leaves and flower heads. * It inhabits prairies , plains, roadsides, and disturbed areas from southern Canada through most of the United States to northern Mexico .
Uncooked it can be added to baked goods or substituted for other seeds, nuts, or small grains. Teff is a very versatile. While it contains glutin, the glutin is not of the type that causes celiac disease.