Monthly Archives: October 2009

Plant Hike

Originally uploaded by mulysa_may Plant Hike/Herb walk is happening this Sunday afternoon. Come learn about Northwest plants, especially edibles. October 24, 2 pm to 4 pm Tualatin Mountains (in Portland) Let me know if you want to come along! guided-hike_flyer.pdf

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Lemon balm

Melissa officinalis LAMIACEAE, The Mint family A good plant to use for grey water filter planters, along with daylilies and sedges: according to Tom Ward. Also purportedly a refrigerant – a sun tea made from the fresh leaves can cool … Continue reading

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Originally uploaded by mulysa_may Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ PITTOSPORACEAE, The Pittosporum family The Monrovia vendor swears to me that this is hardy – I will hold him to his word and he knows it. I got three for the front … Continue reading

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