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RE: Re: [CHAT vinca/dandelions


Bonnie darlin' - don't suppose you ran across a recipe in your travels, have you??  If so, do share!

thanks - Pam

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Bonnie M. Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 02 Mar 2003 07:02:27 -0500

>Dandelion wine is delicious.  If you pluck the yellow from the green of the 
>dandelion, you will notice a sweet aroma...makes you understand why bees, 
>etc., gather to dandelion and how you could make wine of such.  The British 
>make wine of everything...years ago found a little British book of wine 
>making...recipes included limp root vegetables and used tea leaves...maybe 
>that is why no one mentions British wine as top.
>Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
>
>
>
>
>At 08:48 PM 3/1/03 -0600, you wrote:
>>Young dandelion greens aren't bad in a salad actually. And I've heard of
>>dandelion wine of all things. Never sampled any though. Hmmm. If it's
>>any good, I've got enough raw material to make a vat full!!
>>
>>
>>Pam
>>
>>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>>From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Date:  Sat, 1 Mar 2003 20:12:12 -0600
>>
>> >You must be Italian :)
>> >
>> >Actually I have a cookbook with hundreds of recipes using native plants.
>> >Can't say I eat them, but interesting reading none the less.
>> >
>> >Donna
>> >
>> >>
>> >> They eat them! In fact, you can get seeds for dandelion cultivars
>> >(more
>> >> tasty, I presume!).
>> >> Cathy
>> >> On Friday, February 28, 2003, at 03:27 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > I believe that every plant has a purpose..for sure.  Even
>> >dandelions.
>> >> > :-)
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > Jesse Rene' Bell
>> >> > Claremore, OK
>> >> > Zone 6
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >> From: romans810@juno.com
>> >> >> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> >> Subject: [CHAT] Re: [CHAT vinca
>> >> >> Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:02:59 -0800
>> >> >>
>> >> >> the vinca
>> >> >> The day I had my chemo, The Dr. & I talked about plants used in
>> >> >> research
>> >> >> & he said Vinca was one of many they're looking at. God created
>> >these
>> >> >> for
>> >> >> a purpose.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Tony Veca <><
>> >> >> Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
>> >> >> Vancouver, WA
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:28:47 -0600 "Tricia"
>> ><pdickson@nts-online.net>
>> >> >> writes:
>> >> >> > Gene,
>> >> >> > Thanks so much for the information.  I love the vinca and it
>> >makes
>> >> >> > the spot
>> >> >> > under the maple trees where I don't have to mow .  I do use it in
>> >> >> > pots
>> >> >> > too... and with a blue hosta sounds wonderful.
>> >> >> > Thanks again,
>> >> >> > Tricia
>> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
>> >> >> > From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
>> >> >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >> >> > Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 6:27 AM
>> >> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Question re: Astilbe
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > > Hello Tricia,
>> >> >> > >     Yes, we do move the containers to a protected spot. We have
>> >a
>> >> >> > place
>> >> >> > > behind the garage out of the prevailing winter winds. We make a
>> >> >> > "room" of
>> >> >> > > bales of straw the size we need each early winter, them move
>> >the
>> >> >> > pots into
>> >> >> > > this holding area. Large pots in the middle, the smaller ones
>> >out
>> >> >> > near the
>> >> >> > > bales. Sometimes we stuff leaves in between the containers, but
>> >do
>> >> >> > not
>> >> >> > cover
>> >> >> > > the tops. Want them to breathe and not get soggy during the
>> >cold.
>> >> >> > I do not
>> >> >> > > remember loosing anything in this manner that was perennial to
>> >> >> > begin with.
>> >> >> > >     In another month we will get the containers out, begin to
>> >move
>> >> >> > them
>> >> >> > into
>> >> >> > > position. Too early to go for the tender perennials and annuals
>> >as
>> >> >> > yet. If
>> >> >> > > your variegated vinca is all that aggressive, why not place it
>> >in
>> >> >> > a large
>> >> >> > > container for trailing with one of the big blue hosta?
>> >> >> > >     Gene E. Bush
>> >> >> > > Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
>> >> >> > > www.munchkinnursery.com
>> >> >> > > genebush@munchkinnursery.com
>> >> >> > > Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> >> >> > > > Gene,
>> >> >> > > > I am going to try putting my hostas in pots... I have some
>> >> >> > wonderful
>> >> >> > > hostas
>> >> >> > > > but have thought this year the variegated vinca is going to
>> >be
>> >> >> > so
>> >> >> > > aggressive
>> >> >> > > > that I might have to move them.  Do you move the pots to a
>> >more
>> >> >> > protected
>> >> >> > > > area during the winter?
>> >> >> > > > Tricia
>> >> >> > > > zone 6b
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> >
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>> >> >> >
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Tony Veca <><
>> >> >> Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
>> >> >> Vancouver, WA
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
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>>--
>>Pam Evans
>>Kemp TX/zone 8A
>>
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