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seed pods. who knew? it's a prolific plant. pods in the summer. pods in the fall. edible pods. the ongoing multiple flowers ('raceme' inflorescences) are huge attractants for bees and butterflies.
it's a super-patch! plan to pull the plants later and hang them to dry, for seeds next year.
begonia elatior. the others are nice, but yellow is the One.
geraniums: a blast of tight buds.
radish patch. officially a butterfly garden. (edible young leaves.)
The first month, which the Latins call January, is Giuli; February is called Solmonath; March Hrethmonath; April, Eosturmonath; May, Thrimilchi; June, Litha; July, also Litha; August, Weodmonath; September, Halegmonath; October, Winterfilleth; November, Blodmonath; December, Giuli, the same name by which January is called. -Bede, On 'Eostre' ... and so on (725AD)
so it was that November radishes
were unusual and tasty.
Phenology. Plant families.
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