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Tips on sowing, growing and arranging flowers from cut flower grower and writer, Jane Wrigglesworth.

Sea kale. Sea kale is mentioned in some of the earliest references to food. The Romans preserved it in barrels for sea voyages. It’s high vitamin C content prevented scurvy.  Sea kale was cultivated in Europe from at least the 1600s until around WWII. Even Thomas Jefferson raised some in 1809. It’s been having a comeback of late in European restaurants. As for ways to eat it, Cornucopia II says on page 58:...

Sea kale is nearly the perfect primitive food. It’s difficult to imagine it not being on primitive man’s menu.

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Dry Stream Garden: tropical plants, patterns made with rocks & pebbles, ornamental lighting, & wooden sleepers.

Dry Stream Garden: tropical plants, patterns made with rocks pebbles, ornamental lighting, wooden sleepers.

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