Melissa Bracy wrote:This string made me laugh.
It's a perfectly great idea, as logical ideas go. Completely the opposite of what I was compelled to do when moving off-grid though, which was throw away all my calendars and clocks. I just kept a journal of weather and blooms and bug populations (etc) to track the yearly cycle.
The interesting bit - which would be the same for the 13 month format - was syncing up with other people.
Caleb Hattemar wrote:
Inge Leonora-den Ouden wrote:Hi Caleb, that 'kind of Daisy' has the Latin name Erigeron (if you want to know ...). There are many species and varieties of Erigeron though
I have to admit I buckled with all the wild varieties of plants and my curiosity needed instant gratification, so I got a plant identification app...hah :(. I took a pic of it and the most likely % match was 'European Michaelmas Daisy' or 'Aster Amellus L.' I'd prefer to know thru experiential feedback tho so yeah I appreciate your input. Maybe we all learn this as 'yes' flower. I just know it as a pleasant contrast in the chain of mountain mosaic morphs of color tho.
Maybe it really is an Aster amellus, and then it's a European plant. My thought was that it's an American plant, and it looked like some kind of Daisy that's called Erigeron. But it doesn't matter, nice flowers are welcome, whatever their name is.
r ranson wrote:I was talking with another ex-pat (person who used to live in the UK, usually English but now lives abroad) the other day about Boro repair traditions. They were repelled. They hated the idea. Why would you want to wear rags on top of other rags? That's not the first time I've heard this from a Brit.
However, it is moving the other way because visible mending now means that you have enough free time to mend your clothes, enough pride to mend them, and enough money to buy clothes that are worth mending. Either that or enough money to pay someone to mend them.
Paul Cereghino wrote:I usually see it recruiting on poor bare ground. I have moved starts from dry bare sites into my food forest, but on my site the seed fall hasen't resulted in more seedlings under mulched or competative situations. I would describe it as a 'ruderal stress tolerator' specializing in colonizing bare dry ground and surviving drought. I could imagine growing it with lupines