Digging Spring Roots

Skipper and I cleaning roots

Today, being the 4th quarter of the moon, it is best not to plant veggies in my garden so I spent my morning digging roots with my 19 year old son, Justin. We went over to the llama farm and dug up the following roots: Japanese Knotweed – Polygonum cuspidatum, Solomon Seal – Polygonatum spp, Purple Trillium- Trillium erectum.

Back home I dug up Pokeweed root – Phytolacca americana, Blackberry – Rubus laciniatus and Evening Primrose – Oenothera spp roots. All is cleaned and sitting on my counter waiting for my second wind to chop them. [Read more…]