Re: [gardeners] The Freezing Rain Warning Has Ended

Marianne Lepa (
Tue, 13 Jan 1998 18:42:38 -0500

At 03:11 PM 1/13/98 +0000, you wrote:
>George Shirley <> wrote:
>> At 11:02 AM 1/13/98 +0000, Liz Albrook wrote:
>> >George Shirley <> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >> I tried growing epazote in 1997. Must have a bad batch of seed as I
>> >> never get it to germinate, even after trying the paper towel on top of
>> >> fridge trick.
>> >
>> >That was my experience in 1996.  Got seed from Johnny's and never saw 
>> >a shoot.
>> >
>> >Liz
>> >
>> I believe mine came from there too.
>> George
>Okay, I guess it's safe to pass along some advice:  don't buy your 
>epazote seeds from Johnny's.  But by all means get your thigh seeds 
>from them -- wow, do they grow.
>Who finally got her Pinetree catalog yesterday but is too sick to go 
>look in the mailbox today

On the medicinal herb list, they were saying that epazote is, among a lot
of other things, a good vermifuge. I guess it's the smell that Jaime was
talking about. Perhaps between that and the thighs I can get rid of the
crazy guy next door once and for all. :-)

Hope you're feeling better soon, Liz.

Southeastern Ontario AgCan zone 5b