the lovage is a metre tall. plenty of seedlings.
soapwort will bloom soon. it actually can be used as soap.
see also soapwort seeds.
coyotes. gophers. winter eggshells, seedling starting pots. a branch of pussy willow that unexpectedly rooted. spring crocuses.
half of the half-eggshells were lost (to complete fracture) by poking holes in the bottom for drainage, but 48's enough. spring is sproinging. crunching shells when planting later, if there are plants, should work for root development.
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.
thinkin' 'bout whether, semantics, phenology, plinyfroggy frondspores, &plant families. garden hardiness zone 4a
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