Duck Boot Garden

Sustainable and Wild Foods advice

December 11, 2018
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Sassafras

Sassafras Sassafras albidum   One of my earliest memories is drinking iced sassafras tea with my grandmother on a hot summer’s day. She made the amber beverage and kept it in mason jars in the refrigerator. I enjoyed the flavor … Continue reading

December 9, 2018
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Eastern Redbud Tree

Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis var. canadensis   While traveling one March day in Tennessee between Knoxville and Maryville, I was amazed by the dozens of redbuds in bloom along both sides of Hwy 140. They formed a tunnel of gossamer … Continue reading