Monthly Archives: July 2011

Useful usnea

Last week I made the difficult decision (for various reasons) to cut down a large oak tree.  This week I’ve been cutting the long pieces into shorter lengths so that I can split it for firewood.  In the process of … Continue reading

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Beautiful bountiful boneset

Back in April, the boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) patch looked really lush.  Recently, the boneset has been putting up flower heads: Today, after checking in with the deva of the boneset, I began harvesting some of the lower leaves before they … Continue reading

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Wild yam

I’ve been keeping my eye on this wild yam (Dioscorea villosa) since I first spotted it this spring.  The photo (above) shows how well it’s grown as of a couple weeks ago.  Here are more photos of its progress from … Continue reading

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