shepherd's purse


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Synonyms for shepherd's purse

white-flowered annual European herb bearing triangular notched pods

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Shepherd's purse (Page 48, top) is much despised--it infests almost every garden and crop field, and it sprouts up in vacant lots and sidewalk cracks.
Apart from the weed bun, the elderly chef concocted a soup of shepherd's purse blossom with a generous pinch of lard.
Spearmint leaf Labrador tea flower and leaf Blackcurrant leaf and berries Juniper berry Red clover blossom White clover blossom Wild rose petals and hips Dandelion blossom, leaf, and root Yarrow flower Horsetail Plantain leaf Coltsfoot leaf Wild raspberry leaf Wild strawberry leaf Chamomile tops Shepherd's purse leaf Chickweed leaf and flowers Pigweed leaf Fireweed flowers Cranberries
DIY Despite the weather you'll still need to make the occasional trip to the allotment to banish weeds such as shepherd's purse.
Herbs such as Vitex, Lady's Mantle and Shepherd's Purse can all help, but you need to be properly diagnosed and have a tailor-made prescription.
On one wall, the names of spices and botanicals sound like Harry Potter potion ingredients: wormwood, shepherd's purse, myrrh gum, and mugwort.
Chickweeds, orache, spurge, cress, dead-nettle, pineapple weed, mayweed, ragweed, Shepherd's purse, hawkweed, chamomile, and speedwell are just a few of the annual weeds prepared to add massive amounts of seed to those already in the soil seed bank.
Greece finally won the right to use the term exclusively in 2005, forcing Shepherd's Purse to change the name of its Yorkshire Feta to Fine Fettle.
IF you have the space, encourage brambles, along with wild and cultivated flowers such as sunflowers, evening primrose, teasel, groundsel and shepherd's purse.
The verdict had been anxiously awaited by Shepherd's Purse Cheeses, which now faces a major and expensive rebranding exercise.
The judges ruled that only cheese made in certain areas of Greece should be allowed to use the name feta The verdict had been anxiously awaited by Shepherd's Purse Cheeses, which now faces a major and expensive rebranding exercise.
Annual weeds such as chickweed, shepherd's purse and groundsel seed prolifically but are fairly easy to remove, by regular hoeing or by hand, but there are also persistent perennial weeds which can take hold quickly, strangling plant roots in their wake, and which may take years to get rid of if not caught soon.
Annual weeds such as chickweed, shepherd's purse and groundsel seed prolifically but are fairly easy to remove,by regular hoeing or by hand, but there are also persistent perennial weeds which can take hold quickly, strangling plant roots in their wake,and which may take years to get rid of if they are not nipped in the bud.
Poor soil: Yarrow, ragweed, shepherd's purse, dandelion, thistle, black medic, crabgrass, plantain.
They have been sampling the sites for seeds of hairy nightshade, shepherd's purse, burning nettles, and other common weeds.