Purple Echinacea

Purple Echinacea Coneflower

The powers of echinacea: Echinacea, also known as coneflower is a beautiful and easy to grow flowering perennial. Once established it can propagate easily. Starting from seed has been a little difficult for us. The purple flowers attract a large number of bees, and that is the primary reason to have it in our garden. Other than attracting bees, echinacea possesses a long list of medicinal properties. Most parts of the plant can be used for medicinal purposes, including the petals, leaves, and roots. Echinacea has been used to treat the common cold, infections, anxiety, and a long list of...

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Lamb's Ear

Lamb’s Ear

Description: Our first Lamb's Ear plant was adopted recently, in June 2018. It is a perennial in our zone 6, with fuzzy leaves and pink flowers. It is considered a medicinal plant used as an antiseptic and antibacterial on wounds. We haven't had a chance to see it grow yet since it arrived to our garden very recently, but the flowers are supposed to begin appearing by early summer. We are not yet sure how this plant propagates, we are still learning about it and experimenting with it in our garden. More to come soon. In addition to Lamb's Ear,...

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