Edible wild plants, bees and other health stuff

Stalking the seeds 2010 March 27, 2010

Of edible wild plants and some flowers for the butterfly garden and a few vegetables:

Amaranthus hybridus/retroflexus – Amaranth – Winter sown Dec 21 – germinated March 10
Asparagus racemosus – Asparagus – Spring sown March 27 –
Viola Papilionacea – Common blue violet – Winter sown Feb 28 – Germinated March 25
Myrica Pennsylvanica – Bayberry – Winter sown Dec 21 –
Bird&butterfly wildflower mix – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated March 16
Black cherry tomato – Winter sown Feb 12 – Germinated April 13
Arctium Lappa – Burdock – Winter sown Feb 15 – Germinated somewhere in march
Nepeta Cateria – Catnip – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated March 20
Matricaria recutita – Chamomile – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 10
Malva Neglecta – Cheeses – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated March 24
Cichorium intybus – Chicory – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 10
Tussilago Farfara -Colt’s foot – Winter sown Feb 14 – Failed
Taraxacum Officinalis – Dandelion – Winter sown Feb 14 – Germinated March 10
Echinacea – Purple cone flower – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 19
Viburnum Opulus – European cranberry – Winter sown Dec 21 – failed
Oenothera biennis – Evening primrose – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated April 8
Alliaria petiolata – Garlic mustard – Spring sown March 27 – failed
Physalis ? – Ground cherry – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated April 8
Physalis peruviana – Ground cherry – Spring sown April 11 – Germinated May 5
Hyacinth beans – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated May 15 but died
Hyssop – Winter sown Feb 12 – Germinated March 10
Helianthus Tuberosus – Jerusalem Artichoke – Winter sown Dec 21 – Failed
Chenopodium Album – Lamb’s-quarters – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March
Large red beef steak tomato – Winter sown Feb 12 – Germinated March 4
Lavendula Angustifolia – Lavender – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated early april (forgot to register date, sorry!)
Calendula -Marigold – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 19
Asclepias Syriaca -Milkweed – Winter sown Feb 23 – Germinated March 21
Asclepias Syriaca – Milkweed – Sown without cover on April 2 – Germinated April 14
Mongolian Giant Sunflowers – Winter sown Feb 12 –
Verbascum Thapsus – Mullein – Winter sown Feb 28 – Germinated March 7
Tropaeolum – Nasturtium(not wild but edible, nice addition to the garden) – Winter sown Feb 16 – Failed
Matteuccia Struthiopteris – Ostrich Fern – Winter sown Feb 16 – Failed
Monarda didyma – Oswego tea – Winter sown Feb 14 – Germinated March 16
Plantago – Plantain – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 16
Lamium Album – White dead nettle – Spring sown April 11-
Phytolacca americana- Pokeweed – Spring sown March 27 – Germinated May 5
Portulaca Oleracea- Purslane – Winter sown Feb 14 – Germinated March 10 but did not survive
Trifolium Pratense – Red clover – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated March 10
Rumex Acetosella – Sheep sorrel – Winter sown Feb 16 – Germinated March 19
Capsella Bursa Pastoris – Sheperd’s purse – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 10
Claytonia Virginica -Spring Beauty – Winter sown Feb 14 – Germinated March 24
Urtica Dioica – Stinging Nettle – Winter sown Dec 21 – Germinated March 24
Sunflowers – Winter sown Feb 12 –
Myrica Cerifera – Wax myrtle – Winter sown Dec 21 – failed
Lactuca Serriola or Scariola – Wild lettuce – Winter sown Dec 21 – failed
Fragaria Virginiana – Wild strawberries – Winter sown Feb 14 – Germinated April 6
Gaultheria Procumbens – Wintergreen – Winter sown Dec 21 – failed
Rumex Crispus – Yellow dock – Spring sown March 27 – Germinated April 6
Johnny Jump up – Winter sown Feb 12 – failed
Grape tomatoes – sown in window container March 27 – Germinated March 30
Delicious red tomatoes – sown in window container March 27- Germinated March 30

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