Re: [gardeners] In preparation for Green Thighs

Catharine Vinson (
Mon, 1 Jun 1998 23:16:49 +0000

Margaret wrote:

> As long as we're on the subject of euphemisms, it's also a vermifuge.  Now
> Catharine, that's nothing like a refuge for verms.  Epazote kills verms.

Will it choke Bill Gates then? (Obviously, Catharine has just spent a 
frustrating hour or two trying to tweak her computer into civilized 

> Epazote has a long history of use in moderation, and well, gee, nobody ever
> talks about Montezuma blowing bubbles...Margaret, who has three baby
> epazote plants in an east herb bed.  

Is Bill Gates Montezuma's ultimate revenge?

Catharine, who has a lovely speciman of Saliva reptan sp. -- AKA Creeping 
Sage from South Africa. It's used for intestinal worms and bedbugs. Now 
there's a combo.