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By Diana Wells

ISBN-10: 1565121384

ISBN-13: 9781565121386

Illustrations by way of Ippy Patterson. From child Blue Eyes to Silver Bells, from Abelia to Zinnia, each flower tells a narrative. Gardening author Diana Wells is aware all of them. right here she offers 100 famous backyard favorites and the not-so-well-known tales at the back of their names. now not for gardeners in basic terms, this can be a ebook for an individual not only within the blossoms, yet within the roots, too.

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Van, and Carl Bradford. A Child’s Organic Garden. : Acropolis, 1989. Chadha. A Primer on Vegetable Gardening. Tainan: AVRDC, 1993. Gibbons, Gail. From Seed to Plant. New York: Holiday House, 1991. , and Rone Sangatanan. Quezon City: Busy Distributors, 2000. , and Rone Sangatanan. Quezon City: Wiseman’s Trading, 2000. Scholl, Elizabeth J. Organic Gardening for Kids. : Mitchell Lane, 2010. Van Haute, Jef, and Lyds Q. Van Haute. Las Pinas: My Backyard Garden Publications, 2007. 54 Dolera, Nonie, Florento, Carmen, Lichauco, Maur and Tarriela, Flor Ooops… Don’t Throw Those Weeds Away!

Get a haircut! 47 GOD’S PHARMACY Edible weeds or “weedibles” that grow in my garden are the wild pipino, the talinum, the medicinal weed makahiya, or the “bashful mimosa” (Mimosa pudica) and the damong maria (Artemisia vulgaris). The damong maria is a must in every garden. I was in my garden one day and accidentally cut my finger. It was bleeding a lot and when I squeezed juice from damong maria leaves, the bleeding stopped instantly and the cut immediately closed. Another valuable weed is the katakataka (Bryophyllum pinnatum), which is also a good plant for sore aches and joints.

For small seeds, scatter thinly in a straight line along the soil. 3. For big seeds, use a pointed stick to make holes in the soil for each seed. Put the seed in the hole. Cover the seed with just enough compost or sand to conceal it. Seed should be sown at a depth equal to its thickness. Pat the surface gently and press down after planting the seeds. You can use your hand or a flat piece of wood. 5. Water the seeds lightly so that the soil is not disturbed. You can use a misting bottle used for laundry or a can with small holes at the bottom so that the water can flow evenly.

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