Herbs 2017 by Friends School Plant Sale

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 9 herbs plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise sage pineapple continued sorrel rumex thyme thymus vulgaris $5.00—5.25” pot h147 golden delicious ß—fragrant brilliant chartreuse foliage red flowers in very late fall but the gorgeous foliage is wonderful even without blooms 24”h great in creamy soups and salads as well as egg fish or potato dishes mildly toxic if eaten in large quantities ÍÇ¥ easy-to-grow bushy perennial with small leaves good in a pot ornamental as well as culinary and makes a soothing tea used medicinally for sore throats and coughs ÍΩ∫Ç h148 savory summer satureja hortensis ß mildly peppery leaves used fresh or dried for sauces stuffings soups lentils and beans favored in mediterranean cooking makes a nice tea annual 18”h Í∏ΩÇ $2.00—2.5” pot h149 savory winter satureja montana ß peppery leaves used for sauces stuffings soups stews lentils and bean dishes especially in north africa makes a nice tea perennial 18”h Í∏ΩÇ $2.00—2.5” pot h150 self-heal prunella vulgaris ß charming violet flowers all summer perennial and native member of the mint family will seed in a natural lawn horticultural seed source 8”h Í∏˜ $2.00—2.5” pot shiso perilla frutescens leaves with crimped edges are used in asian cuisines in sushi spring rolls sauces salads and stir-fries reseeding annual seedlings emerge in june Í∏çdž $2.50—3.5” pot h151 vietnamese tia to ß—the taste of this green and purple shiso is variously described as mintbasil curry-like and a combination of cumin cilantro and parsley with a hint of cinnamon try it for yourself 18–24”h $4.00—4 plants in a pack h152 red p frutescens crispa ß—cinnamon-scented with ornamental ruffled purplish red leaves 24–36”h $2.00—2.5” pot h153 common r acetosa ß—early season greens with tangy lemon flavor long-lived perennial that can sustain frequent and severe cutting 24”h ∫ $5.00—4” pot h154 red r sanguineus ß—ornamental and edible foliage with dark red veins and red seedheads try it in a mixed container lovely in a position in which light shines through it may be short-lived but often reseeds also called bloody dock 15”h ∫ h155 spikenard american aralia racemosa stately white plumes in summer followed by clusters of black berries roots were used in root beer a great landscape plant too perennial subshrub 36–60”h Í∏ $8.00—1 quart pot $2.50—3.5” pot h160 english miniature ß—very tiny leaves forms a thick spreading patch 1–3”h h161 english organic ß—10”h Ø h162 french also known as summer ß—10”h h163 gold lemon t citriodorus ß—yellow margins and lemon scent 6”h h164 lemon t citriodorus ß—lemon scent 12”h h165 lime t citriodorus ß—pink flowers citrus scent 6–12”h h166 silver king t citriodorus ß—cream margins and citrus scent 4–8”h see more thyme pages 10 and 31 h167 tong ho chrysanthemum coronarium ß h156 stevia stevia rebaudiana ß sweeter than sugar the south american herb used as a sugar replacement treat as an annual 12”h Í∏dž $2.50—3.5” pot h157 tarragon french ß artemisia dracunculus strong licorice-flavored herb great for flavored vinegar or used fresh with chicken carrots and omelettes perennial but can be potted in late fall for winter windowsill use 36”h Ídž $2.50—3.5” pot h158 tarragon mexican tagetes lucida ß with the sweetness of licorice this handsome tender perennial is like a milder french tarragon annual won’t reseed in minnesota 36”h ÍΩ∫´Ç $2.50—3.5” pot a protest against neonics delicious and aromatic the leaves are great for salads stir-fries and soups an old-fashioned garden plant from europe its popularity has spread throughout asia as well leaves are best when harvested young cut back for a second crop annual 12–24”h ∏Ç¥ $4.00—4 plants in a pack h168 vanilla grass anthoxanthum odoratum great for potpourri a european bunchgrass that will establish readily in areas of poor fertility the scent of this grass made it popular as bedding straw widely naturalized in north america perennial and spreading 12–24”h Í $2.50—2.5” pot h170 vietnamese balm elsholtzia ciliata in vietnamese cuisine this lemony herb is called rau kinh gioi and is among the leafy herbs served with soups and grilled meats pale purple flowers bloom in flat spikes in fall spreads by both seed and rhizomes treat as an annual 24”h ÍÇ $2.50—3.5” pot a note from mr yuk by keira a friends school of minnesota 7th grader a $2.00—2.5” pot h159 english ß—6”h t a farm in canada 37 million honeybees were found dead because of neonicotinoids one of many chemicals found in pesticides that can kill honeybees bees are so important to our ecosystem bees pollinate plants look for this and plants provide 98 percent of our oxygen there are a few ways we can help and protect bees one we should stop using bee symbol in neonicotinoids two we should plant bee-friendly plants finally we should edu the plant cate ourselves about bees the more people know the less scared of bees they are listings to find there are lots of people and websites telling growers not to use neonicotinoids plants that neonicotinoids are actually bad for bees they impair their larval development are good for communication foraging behavior and homing ability usually after a while the bees bees get sick and die in recent studies neonicotinoids are showing a negative impact on humans studies have shown that they are affecting human and animal nervous systems they especially can affect unborn babies and their development one thing you can do to help bees is plant bee-friendly plants using the bee symbols Ω throughout the catalog also leave most of your flowering weeds until prime bee season is over usually in the summer then you can weed your lawn or trim your bushes flowering our policy on neonic pesticides weeds—including dandelions—provide nectar friends school plant sale is committed to doing for bees and their hives everything we can to bring you plants grown withmany people don’t like bees because they out the systemic pesticides called neonicotinoids sting however if you learn more about bees until neonics are banned we will continue to ask they will seem less scary there are community about neonic exposure in the plants that we order classes about everything if there are none particularly new plants from new growers and to about bees check your food co-op refuse to sell any plant we have concerns about colleges/universities or bee advocates for classbecause neonics stay in plants and soil over time es if taking a class isn’t your preference you and the nursery business and growing practices are can do some research on you own also you complex we cannot absolutely guarantee that every could do a beekeeping class which teaches plant at the sale is free of neonics we can about bees and their habits and also what however guarantee that we have done the makes them angry necessary background research and that we will after reading this i hope you realize the never knowingly sell you a plant that has been importance of not using neonicotinoids also neonic-exposed i hope you learned a little about what you can • for a more in-depth look at how we research do to help the bees remember some things you can do to help bees are to plant a beethe sources of plants we sell see friendly garden and keep your weeds through www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/neonics prime bee season finally learning about bees is • find out more about gardening for bees at interesting and will help diminish fear of them www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/bees i hope you realize the importance of not • if you’d like to find out more about our efforts using neonicotinoids remember whenever you email info@friendsschoolplantsale.com or talk think of using neonicotinoid think of the with us at the info desk during the plant sale 37 million bees that died in canada Ω we mark some plants in the catalog with a mr yuk sign these are plants known to be toxic to humans in some way we do this because we care about your health but the issue is complex so please read the full-length article about this on our website www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/poisonous-plants there are however a few plants in the sale that are particularly poisonous capable of causing serious illness or death to humans ¥ common name botanical name catalog numbers angel’s trumpet datura a055–057 castor bean ricinus a110–112 foxglove digitalis p211–216 monkshood aconitum p433–435 it is generally a bad idea to chew on any plant that is not clearly for human consumption mr yuk sticker or no we get expert advice on this issue but individuals vary and experts do not know everything what about medicinal plants  never assume that a medicinal plant is safe or nontoxic many highly poisonous plants or plant parts contain medicinal compounds that are extracted from them in specific ways several of the highly toxic plants listed above are also medicinal angel’s trumpet castor bean foxglove friends school plant sale does not recommend the use of any plant marked as medicinal for self-medication or treatment of others if you want to learn more about poisonous plants read this full-length article on our website www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/poisonous-plants another article by mr yuk about responsible gardening can be found at www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/responsible-gardening