Plant of the Month: Chenopodium Album, Lambsquarters

Chenopodium Album: Lamb’s Quarters, Fat Hen I expect that we will be harvesting lamb’s quarters here in Southern Illinois for 10 or 11 months this year. Because of our very mild winter the plants had an early kick start this spring. I have seen lamb’s quarters grow up...

Featured Plant: Comfrey

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEHc_UzeT9w When I think about the penultimate plant for Permaculture sites I go immediately to comfrey (symphytum officinale). Simply by cutting a button sized piece of tap root and planting it, within two weeks a new plant emerges. In...

Permaculture Featured Plant

Each month we will be posting information on a significant plant for Permaculture systems: guilds, food forests, main crop, etc. Read our first post tomorrow: Comfrey (symphytum officinale). Look for the featured plants icon on the page…...