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Dandelions and violets

Terri Watrous Berry

Dandelions and violets

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Published by Creative Works Pub. in Nowhere .
Written in English

  • Parent and adult child -- Fiction,
  • Dependency (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Mother and child -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Terry Watrous Berry.
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.E765 D36 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3553304M
    ISBN 101930693982
    LC Control Number2002005168

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In one well-tended garden bursting with blooms of. I wouldn’t be surprised if Dandelions and Violets were not native to our areas, but Naturalized. Made themselves at home.

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Instead, sourcing our front lawn for dandelions and violets give us a cheap jelly that I don’t mind giving away for gifts.

Dandelions and violets may not seem like the obvious choice for Dandelions and violets book, but as soon as you make them, you’ll love the beautiful colors. Dandelion jelly is a bright, golden yellow, and violet jelly is a bright, pink color. Most Famous Dandelion Poems. The First Dandelion by Walt Whitman; To the Dandelion by James Russell Lowell; The Dandelion by Vachel Lindsay; Short Dandelion Poems.

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Dandelions are demonised as one of the most pernicious weeds, but hold back on the mowing and you’ll find a whole range of garden wildlife depends on them for food, writes Kate Bradbury. This book is all about dandelions. How they grow, how the look, and their life stages.

It is all done in a very poetic way. The book tells the reader in what season the dandelions will bloom. And how they are visited by bees and butterflies.

It also shows how dandelions /5. Of Dandelions And Violets “The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass.

The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever.” Isaiah NIV Our house is surrounded by a plot of semi-controlled weeds which, in our more expansive moments, we. Dandelion Recipes. Dandelions are good for digestion and may ease rheumatism or liver problems.

They can be eaten whole or divided up. Young dandelion greens can be tossed in salads and young leaves can be cooked like spinach. Leaves should be gathered before the plant blooms as they will become increasingly bitter and tough.

" What a joy there is in a good book. Writ by some great master of thought, who breaks into beauty as in summer the meadow into grass and dandelions and violets, with geraniums and manifold sweetness." ~*Theodore Parker (American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church).

Dandelion Taraxacum officinale. Prev Next Pause Resume. To support our efforts please browse our store (books with medicinal info, etc.). Dandelions are often considered a pesky weed in Canada and the U.S. yet European and Asian nations have greatly benefited for years from the incredible nutritional value that this weed contains.

Dandelions. Many people have heard of dandelion wine, but not many have had the pleasure of actually tasting it—or making it. This recipe captures the sunny color of spring's dandelion flowers in a bottle.

Despite the sugar in the recipe, once fully fermented the result is a deliciously dry wine.5/5(9). Violets are welcome “weeds” in my garden. In fact, the common blue violet—my particular brand of violet garden guest—is native to these parts, which is more than I can say for myself. The common blue violet (Viola sororia, Violaceae) is native to most of central and eastern North America.

It is a common sight in lawns, gardens, sidewalk. I rinsed the dandelion heads and violets in clean, cold water and tossed them into a jar.

When the water was just about to a boil, I poured it over the flowers in the jar and sealed it up tight. I left it there on the counter all day and night, shaking it as I walked by. Include dandelions in spells to jump start projects or break a creative block. Press them in your Book of Shadows. Dandelions wilt quickly, but they press well.

Press between the pages of your Book of Shadows or journal to infuse it with positive solar energy. Add them to kitchen witch recipes.

Play dandelion tic-tac-toe from Kitchen Counter Chronicles. Hitting Dandelions With a Bat from Wildflower Ramblings. Dandelion Sensory Activities. Save the white puffy dandelion heads in a jar, and use them year-round. Either for special wishes or to bring a smile to someone on a sad day – blowing those dandelions is sure to brighten up a day.

Posted in book recommendation, dandelion, plantain, violets on Ap | 6 Comments» This was our five generation picture taken when my mom and her mom were both still alive and my first born grandchild, Evan, was a wee one, about 8 years ago.

Most of the book is about the author's top 20 edible weeds, with each weed getting a few pages that include detailed photos and drawings for identification. First published in "Step into the world of our least admired botanical companions, peel back the layers of prejudice, and discover the finer side of the plants we call weeds.

violet to white in May, asymmetrical with 5 petals. Forms rhizomes and spreads. Hand digging can be effective if rhizomes are thoroughly removed. Photo by Aaron Patton. Figure 9. Dandelion, note that lobes of leaf point toward center of plant.

Figure Violets. Below are weeds commonly submitted to the Virginia Weed Identification Clinic. Narrow the list by choosing characteristics that match your unknown plant or search for plants by name.

Please contact your local Extension office if you cannot identify your weed. Douglas Spaulding is a twelve-year-old boy living in Green Town, Illinois. The summer starts with Douglas coming to the realization that he is alive, and he rejoices in the beauty of everything around him.

The dandelion wine that he makes with his ten year old. Growing violets is easy and with care they have many uses in the garden.

Wild violets make great accents around trees, near water sources, and beds. They also make excellent choices for instant ground cover in a woodland garden. They can even be grown in containers.

Both the leaves and flowers (which bloom in late winter and early spring) are. Wild violets (Viola papilionacea) are lovely when they bloom in spring, but then these perennials turn into persistent in the eastern half of North America, the weedy species has heart-shaped leaves. Wild violet colonies usually start in shady spots and spread into sunnier areas.

Bees First Food. I grow a lot of plants in my garden and I seem to remember many things flowering before dandelions (Taraxacum officinale).I spoke to one of the researchers at the Honey Bee Research Center, University of Guelph and asked him about the bees first food.

Around here, zone 5, Ontario, “their first important food source is tree pollen. African violets are beautiful and can flower all year long when properly taken care of. The keyword here is properly taken care of. African violets aren’t the kind of household plants that require little to no maintenance.

While these plants can be managed by a Best Pots For African Violets – Reviews And Buyer’s Guide Read More». Foraging for Wild Violets. Wild violets are a low growing plant that prefers a shady, wooded area with rich soil. They have a basal rosette of toothed, heart shaped leaves, and drooping purple flowers with five petals that do not produce seeds.

Interestingly enough, tiny round black seeds are produced from non-edible brown flowers at ground level. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Ortho Weed B Gon Weed Killer for Lawns Ready-To-Spray2, 32 oz.

at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Dandelions. K likes. WEED IS A SPECIES SLUR. IF YOUR STILL BRAINWASHED, SNAP OUT OF IT. Dandelions - Taraxacum sp. - are native to Eurasia Followers: K. Haven't sprouted yet. seems to be seeds but some weird chaff also. The price was low.

Planted over 2 separate plantings 1st ones didn't do well. 0 seeds germinated. maybe it was too cool in the bedroom window (northern exposure) but I read African Violets can take up to 8 weeks. Dandelion is a common meadow herb of the Asteraceae or sunflower family.

There are about species of dandelion, and all are beneficial. The name “dandelion” comes from the French “dent de lion” – lion’s tooth, which refers to theserrated leaves.

The dandelion flower opens to greet the morning and closes in the evening to go to sleep. Animals such as birds, insects and.

Remove dandelions within a few days after it rains. If you try to physically remove dandelions when it’s dry out, the root will snap when you pull it up and the dandelion will simply regrow in a few weeks.

When the ground is moist, the soil around the roots will be softer and more pliable. This will make it easier to remove the entire plant%(5). This is a dandelion craft I made a few years ago. It says "Some see a weed, others see a wish come true. Make a Wish!" We were told as kids, "If you blow a seed head of a dandelion, the number of seeds remaining are the number of children you will have.".

“Tumbling-hair picker of buttercups violets dandelions And the big bullying daisies through the field wonderful with eyes a little sorry Another comes also picking flowers” ― E. Foraging for wild food is a great way to experience the natural world and connect with something ancient and primal within ourselves.

And in many ways, it can be a more healthy alternative to the assembly line foods we find at the grocery store. Not only is wild food much richer in essential vitamins and minerals, but foraging also provides. The bright yellow flowers and ‘clock’ seedheads of dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis) make this weed easily recognisable.

Dandelions are particularly troublesome in lawns but have many herbal uses and are a good early source of nectar and pollen for insects. Dandelion is a persistent, perennial weed of lawns, borders and hard surfaces.

Spring is the time that all of the useful yard weeds start poking their heads through the grass. Instead of mowing them over, make good use of the flowers in your yard like violets and dandelions.

This delicate violet syrup recipe is a delicious way to preserve violets and makes a delicious addition to your pantry. I hate lawn mowers, I really do.

Further research turned up a record in an old Indian (Asian subcontinent) herbal book that the violet compound "violine" is an emeto-cathartic (makes you purge from both ends!) in large doses. The fact that this isn't mentioned anywhere else suggests it is an extremely rare issue and not one I'm concerned about when eating reasonable amounts of.The best way to identify common weeds in your area is to research books or online guides that are targeted towards these plants.

Once you know how to identify common weeds, you will be able to determine current soil conditions in the landscape whenever they crop up.

Garden soil conditions and weeds are a tool you can use to improve your lawn. What a joy is there in a good book, writ by some great master of thought, who breaks into beauty as in summer the meadow into grass and dandelions and violets, with geraniums and manifold sweetness.

Theodore Parker.