Black Horehound Herb, (Ballota nigra) Properties and Uses: Emmenagogue, nervine, stimulant, antispasmodic, vermifuge, uterine-tonic, sedative, stomachic, diuretic, depurative, resolutive, detensive. Also contains tannin, gallic acid, and acts as a bitter principle. Can be prepared as an essential oil.
Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :) side yard idea!
WEED: Dayflower Type: Annual grass relative Size: To 30 inches tall and wide Where it grows: Sunny or shady landscape areas Appearance: Dark green leaves clasping a stem and brilliant blue flowers through summer.
University of Florida entomologist Russell Mizell investigated ways to attract stink bugs to trap crops rather than cash crops—with great success. His experience can help you learn how to design trap crop scenarios of your own.
Companion Herbs – Learn About Companion Planting With Herbs
Did you know that your homegrown tomatoes will taste better simply by planting sweet basil next to them? This is just one example of companion planting with herbs. >Planting sweet basil in same pot with my tomato plants.
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