September 08, 2009

Useful Plants: Scotch Broom

I'm learning new uses for familiar plants from Rita Buchanan's A Weaver's Garden (Loveland, CO: Interweave, 1987).

Page 81: Scotch broom stems and flowers, fresh or dried, for yellow dye.

Imagine, something useful from this blight on southern Vancouver Island that crowds out native plants and makes people sneeze.

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