Fall Foraging, Critters and Borage
Join Ellen and C.L. as they talk about silverberries (Elaeagnus umbellata), an easily grown herb with edible flowers (Borage), and what to do when the population of critters explodes. All that and some discussion about leaf shapes and cooperative extension services.
:28 What’s for dinner: Foraging for silverberries
4:02 Plant noob: Let’s talk about the borage plant.
8:19 Eat/Drink/Grow: Leaf shape vocabulary
15:47 Insider Information: Critter population explosion!
21:43 Love Letters and Questions: Maria reminds us about the importance of Cooperative Extension Services.
Check out this Wikipedia page about leaf shapes.
We mention Jesica Walliser’s books, and one that we love is Attracting Bueneficial Bugs to Your Garden.
Learn about an easy, vegetable comfort dish and the Norfolk Island Pine houseplant. Discover great holiday gifts and find out what is meant by “genus and species.” There are no stupid questions here, as long as the topic is plants!
:30 What’s For Dinner: Twice Baked Potatoes
6:42 Eat/Drink/Grow: Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla native to Norfolk Island, a small island between Australia and New Zealand and not really a pine.
14:34 Insider Information: The Plantrama Gift List
21:28 Love Letters and Questions: Could you please explain the terms species and genus?
Our Books and Plantrama Merch
Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening: Rare Varieties - Unusual Options - Plant Lore & Guidance Matt Mattus
Orbit B-hyve Irrigation
Gift certificate from Botanical Interest Seeds