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Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa (Bleeding Heart) "This beautiful perennial is native to the Pacific Northwest (USDA 7-10). It is very similar to the cultivated varieties but has a substantially longer bloom time. In fact, it remains in flower all through the spring and summer. Bleeding Heart likes shady, moist areas and makes an excellent understory plant." The Wild Garden: Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database

Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa (Bleeding Heart) "This beautiful perennial is native to the Pacific Northwest (USDA 7-10). It is very similar to the cultivated varieties but has a substantially longer bloom time. In fact, it remains in flower all through the spring and summer. Bleeding Heart likes shady, moist areas and makes an excellent understory plant." The Wild Garden: Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database

Pennyroyal for pest control. Plant in window boxes to keep bugs away from screens. Use in hanging baskets on patios for a natural bug repellant.

Pennyroyal for pest control. Plant in window boxes to keep bugs away from screens. Use in hanging baskets on patios for a natural bug repellant.

Catmint mosquito repelling plants. http://wwwhibiscusandmore.blogspot ... Find a farmers market near you. farmersme.com

Catmint mosquito repelling plants. http://wwwhibiscusandmore.blogspot ... Find a farmers market near you. farmersme.com

Arbutus menziesii - Madrone See also arbutus unedo, Strawberry Tree http://www.nwplants.com/business/catalog/arb_men.html

Arbutus menziesii - Madrone See also arbutus unedo, Strawberry Tree http://www.nwplants.com/business/catalog/arb_men.html

Oregon grape has a place in every herbalist’s apothecary. It possesses unique antimicrobial activity and will be increasingly important in our post-antibiotic world. It also offers liver support, cardiovascular support, and blood glucose regulation. Read on for more information on this treasure...

Oregon grape has a place in every herbalist’s apothecary. It possesses unique antimicrobial activity and will be increasingly important in our post-antibiotic world. It also offers liver support, cardiovascular support, and blood glucose regulation. Read on for more information on this treasure...

Sweet fern (Comptonia peregrina) likes sandy soils and to form large patches. An aromatic, not true fern, that is used medicinally and as a strewing herb to sanctify a place.

Sweet fern (Comptonia peregrina) likes sandy soils and to form large patches. An aromatic, not true fern, that is used medicinally and as a strewing herb to sanctify a place.

Herb, Lemongrass | Lemongrass lends a fresh, fine, fragrant lemony tang with hints of ginger and mint. Adds bright, grassy, floral kick to curries, fish, shrimp, soups, stews, marinades and stir-fries. Use a ¼ teaspoon to make a refreshing tea, hot or cold. Or use in place of grated lemon rind in cookie and cake recipes. Lovely grass-like plant grows to 4 ft. in the first year. KITCHEN TIP: Before adding to dishes, slice lemongrass into rings or strips and bruise segments to release the…

Herb, Lemongrass | Lemongrass lends a fresh, fine, fragrant lemony tang with hints of ginger and mint. Adds bright, grassy, floral kick to curries, fish, shrimp, soups, stews, marinades and stir-fries. Use a ¼ teaspoon to make a refreshing tea, hot or cold. Or use in place of grated lemon rind in cookie and cake recipes. Lovely grass-like plant grows to 4 ft. in the first year. KITCHEN TIP: Before adding to dishes, slice lemongrass into rings or strips and bruise segments to release the…

Comfrey: Great for chickens, good for digestive disorders, very high in protein, only know plant source of B12.

Comfrey: Great for chickens, good for digestive disorders, very high in protein, only know plant source of B12.