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Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunchokes, grow really well in my garden, and I’ve planted some in the food forest as well. I’ve grown them for a number of years – they don’t require much care, just a sunny … Continue reading
Sulfuric acid, that is. I collected a pint glass full of Sambucus cerulea berries the from a big old bush on the side of the road a couple of days ago, and this evening I processed them to extract the … Continue reading
As previously mentioned, there are lots of these little native California wild roses around the place, and they produce wonderful little flowers. This particular one grows in the vaccinium patch in pretty heavy shade, and during the summer (which hasn’t … Continue reading