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Orris Root
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Orris Root

Productive Plant – Orris Root by Debbie Bassingthwaighte Botanical Name:  Iris germanica var. florentina Common Names:  Orris Root, Florentine Iris, White Iris Description:  Orris Root is a hardy, rhizomatous perennial with stiff, veined,…

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RetroSuburbia

Retrosuburbia: The downshifter’s guide to a resilient future by David Holmgren Hepburn, Vic, Melliodora, 2018 Book Review by Janine Banks I have just reread this huge 592 page book and…

Rangpur Lime
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Rangpur Lime

Productive Plant – Rangpur Lime by Debbie Bassingthwaighte Botanical Name:Citrus x limonia ‘Osbeck’ Common Names:  Rangpur Lime, Rangpur, Mandarin Lime, Canton Lemon, Lemandarin Description:  The Rangpur Lime is an unusual citrus that…