Eudicots clade.

Scientific information about Malva neglecta

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments The linked page has a wealth of information about the chemicals in Malva neglecta.


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Horehound is a very interesting herb. It's not just like another version of mint in what it does (although it does some of the same things). I recommend studying it. While this article doesn't tell a lot of the things horehound is supposed to be good for, if you're interested in horehound more

Mulberry composition

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments This is the most thorough analysis I've found so far.

Tomato deficiencies

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Tomato to-grow list for 2023

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Ace 55 Brazillian Beauty Market Wonder

Snacker_ tomato

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Note: If you're in the USA and want free seeds for any of my breeding projects, don't hesitate to ask. I would love for you or others to grow them. * Project name: Snacker_ * Status: Almost stable as of the F2, actually (due to so many recessive traits showing up); growing F4s in 2022. The more

Experiments in rooting grapefruit cuttings

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I've previously tried rooting grapefruit cuttings in water in a windowsill (probably about four times). Each time it failed. The cutting would eventually dry up and die, with no roots, after some weeks. I didn't use hormone-rooting powder, however (but that would dissolve in the water, rather more

My Christmas cactus moves

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Every once in a while (days to weeks or so), one of my Christmas cactuses moves. When it does, it seems to do it all at once. It starts out flopped on the north side of its pot. Then, it spreads out across the pot nicely, with part of the plant north, part in the center, and part south. Then, more

Dill powder (and dip/spread recipe)

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I got some organic dill seeds a while ago. I decided I wanted them in powder form to make them easier to use at a moments' notice for a wider variety of purposes. So, I blended them up, and now they look kind of like peat moss, but workable. The freshly blended up seeds smelled like menthol, more

Lamiaceae Thymus vulgaris derivative "Thymol"; natural medical, flavoring, and pesticide uses.

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by CryptidFlora • | | 2 comments As can be seen in this pub chem directory page, Thymol (a natural derivative of thyme herb) has evidence of antimicrobial properties, and is accepted by the EPA for use as a natural fungicide. It also shows some more

Capsicum annum, Hermann Adolph Köhler "Medizinal-Pflanzen" 1898

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A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile

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Wonderberry nutrition

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments The above article is about African nightshades in sub-Saharan Africa, and it's fascinating. It mentions some of Solanum retroflexum's nutritional value (its leaves in particular). I only refer to Solanum retroflexum as more

How to measure carotenoids in tomatoes and such

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Tomato analysis 2021

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• Pearler_A3 is sweet and mushy with some tang • Pearler_A4 has a sharp bite. • Costoluto Florentino has a bitter aftertaste and is firm. Squirts if you're not careful. • Bash_A: Cool (not warm) pleasant flavor. No acrid taste in the blossom scar. Red fruit. • Clad_A: Some fruit low flavor more

2021 tomato fruit harvest counts

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I plan to edit this post as the fruits accumulate. Normal fruit count / bad uneaten ripe fruits / edible BER fruits (tossed BER fruits, squished unripe fruits and such aren't counted). The normal fruit count includes fruits with bad parts where the rest is intended to be used, but not BER more

Pizza-dipping sauce recipe

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I made a good pizza dipping sauce with some home-canned tomatoes, on 2 June 2021 : a quart of home-canned tomatoes, as well as granulated garlic, onion powder, basil, pink sea salt, black pepper, paprika, and two fresh sage leaves, with extra virgin olive oil added when it was nearly done). If more

Meaning of aerial roots in Thanksgiving cactuses

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Tomato to-grow list for 2022

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Here's what on my tomato to-grow list (so far) for 2022; I'm only planning to grow about 30 varieties; this is subject to change: Aker's West Virginia Amana Orange Big Cheef Brandy Boy OP Brandywine OTV Brandywine Yellow Carolina Gold Cherokee Golden Cherokee Purple Frog Princess more

Silica Blast to thicken stems

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• • See the links above. It's remarkable how much the tomato stems thicken. I looked at the product, and it didn't say what was in it besides silica and a little potassium (but there more

Tomatoes I feel comfortable direct-seeding

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Here's a list of tomatoes I feel comfortable direct-seeding, either due to an abundance of seeds or other factors: Black Cherry Picnic_2 BSX Insurance_1 Cold Black Brandy Stick (not because the seed stock is particularly abundant, but because I'll know it's Stick, rather than a more

Baked potato sandwiches

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Here's some backstory to this post: * * Anyway, I decided to make baked potato sandwiches (without chicken or meat). I took a number of potatoes (maybe 5) more

Scoring potatoes with a knife instead of poking them with a fork

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So, a few months ago, or so, I got the idea that it would be easier, prior to baking, just to score my potatoes with a knife than to poke them with a fork. Knifes are easier to wash, and it takes less effort to score than to poke. So, I did it, and the potatoes cooked a lot more nicely, too. more

Baked potatoes and chicken sandwiches

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I haven't experimented terribly with creating chicken sandwiches. So, I decided it's about time to start. I live with a relative who likes plain, unseasoned, unadorned baked chicken. No seasonings. No sauces. Just the natural flavor. I like to flavor and/or sauce things. Anyway, I decided more

How to carbonate orange juice at home

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I figured this out a few weeks or so ago: Take about a quart of Great Value orange juice (I used the calcium fortified kind, but I imagine the regular kind is at least as good). Add about a half a teaspoon of baking soda (give or take some; experiment to see if less works). Stir for more
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