Found 7 results tagged with 'seed'

Phacelia, blue tansy or purple tansy

Phacelia, blue tansy or purple tansy

Latin name  PhaceliaDetails  Quick and easy to grow, this fantastic bee plant can get up to a meter tall, covered in purple flowers. As it produces a large amount of plant matter it is also useful as green manure or mulch. Produces plenty of seed for next season.Colour  PurpleForest layer  herbaceousPropigation method  Sow directTags    purple  bees  seed  Price  $3.90100 seeds
Oaks from acorns

Oaks from acorns

Growing oaks from seed using locally collected acorns.
This is a low cost approach to establishing a wood lot from seed. By mowing the thick grass and then scattering the hundreds of acorns and covering with grass mulch.
May 13, 2010  oak  acorn  seedlings  timber 
Russell Lupin

Russell Lupin

Latin name  Lupinus polyphyllusDetails  This leafy plant can grow to a meter and a half with its tall colourful spires of flowers. Being a legume, lupins fix nitrogen in the surrounding soil for use by other plants making them a useful as well as attractive addition to the garden or orchard. They are also a nectar source for bumblebees and other insects.Colour  mixedForest layer  herbaceousNitrogen fixer  Perennial  Propigation method  Sow directTags    nitrogen  legume  seed  Price  $3.9030 seeds
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Seeds

Seeds

Collecting and storing seeds for planting in the seasons ahead is an essential component of gardening.
I have a reasonable assortment of purchased, traded and gathered seeds that was in dire need of a tidy up.
September 19, 2010  Seeds  Seed Saving 
Holy radish!

Holy radish!

An impressive specimen of the common radish. This plant just got out of control. Because it got to be such a large plant I decided to hang onto it for seed. May the next generation be equally extreme.
February 16, 2011  radish  vege  seed 
Chestnuts

Chestnuts

The chestnuts I gathered from the local domain are popping up through the grass. I scattered a large number of chestnut seed in an area of the paddock then mowed the grass down over top in the hope of both reducing the competition and creating a layer of mulch.September 20, 2010  Chestnuts  Seedlings