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  1. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I just started my herb garden this year. Can anyone advise me what are the most important herbs to have. So far I have thyme, rosemary, sage, basil, parsley, chives, cilantro & dill. Will any of these plants live if protected in the winter?
  2. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    Let me know what herbal plants you grow for general health or medicinal use. Where do you get the seeds, do you save the seeds from last year. How well do they grow, not only in just your area but elsewhere, if you know. I'm going to start a list here for these because there are so many in the...
  3. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I put out a small plot of pink (some call it purple) clover this year. It was getting so I could not find it in the wild.:scratch Anyone else use pink clover in a herbal remedies or tea? Clovers are a valuable survival food, as they are high in protein, widespread, and abundant. They are not...
  4. Gardening and Agriculture
    I would like to grow some herbs for cooking and medicinal purposes. I am very new to medicinal herbs. What would you grow in a very limited space of 8'X3' that gets the afternoon sun? I would like to grow the plants that I can with the most uses. I will grow peppermint in a container since I...
  5. Gardening and Agriculture
    Now what on earth came over me to buy some banana seeds ??? :scratch ... Not sure but I did . LOL Maybe because a guy down the road has a few in his yard. (and yes he does get a few bananas from them. :)) Mine will go in the green house once it is of good size and we will see.:flower: Musa...
  6. Gardening and Agriculture
    Hey, I've been growing some indoor herbs, and I've had good luck with both Sweet Basil and genovese basil - but not with Cilantro. The first batch of seeds I planted didn't sprout at all. The second set had one that sprouted - but it was always a sickly little thing, never seemed happy, and...
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