• Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

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    1. TopoGigio's Avatar
      TopoGigio -
      i just became interested in this plant. does someone have a few seeds to send me to experiment putting in a pot? living in colorado, i wouldn't expect this to ever be an outside plant, so why shouldn't i plant it now inside?
    1. MommaC's Avatar
      MommaC -

      what a great tip. thank you so much. i love this site and everyone who contributes is an angel.

      i am going through my seeds now to see if i can get a plant started indoors. i live in az. thanks, mommac
    1. blynn's Avatar
      blynn -
      thanks for this one. did not know this.
    1. Bluebirds's Avatar
      Bluebirds -
      i live in missouri and it grows every where in my yard. always ripping out when weeding. who knew......

      thanks for info!
    1. CarlaB's Avatar
      CarlaB -
      i've always had a soft spot for lambs ear, & knew about the first aid stuff, but never even thought about eating it, or that rabbits & dear didn't like it! so nice to learn something so good! il be on the hunt, this year - i wonder if it will help keep my house bun out from under my sewing machine...
    1. theresea's Avatar
      theresea -
      just what i can add to my list of seeds to start off soon indoors.
    1. JuneWeaver's Avatar
      JuneWeaver -
      Did you know that it also makes a great tea? Steep the crushed leaves in hot water and it creates a warm and yummy hot drink. In the olden days women would use these leaves to reduce menstrual cramps!
    1. TXWildflower's Avatar
      TXWildflower -
      never heard of this....thanks for sharing! gonna have ta see if i can locate some seeds or plant!
    1. barb.r's Avatar
      barb.r -
      this is amazing! i never knew this. this entire site is awesome!
    1. homesteader1's Avatar
      homesteader1 -
      thanks for all the info! this will be on my list
    1. Sandy68's Avatar
      Sandy68 -
      this really works! cut flat to ground. multiplies every year.
    1. BonnieLeon's Avatar
      BonnieLeon -
      I was thinking of trying this in my yard, I live in NY. You said you are always ripping it out, will it take over a garden or should it be planted in an area by itself?
    1. ladeebug's Avatar
      ladeebug -
      i'm almost positive that walmart and home depot sell this plant as a seedling.
    1. BonnieLeon's Avatar
      BonnieLeon -
      Thank you I will have to look!!
    1. MsDebbie's Avatar
      MsDebbie -
      this is awesome thanks. i have a terrible time with rabbits and kangaroo mice since i live in the desert.
    1. MsDebbie's Avatar
      MsDebbie -
      so there seems to be atleast 3 different types - Lambs Ear is about 4" and flowers, Silver Carpet doesn't flower, and Big Ears gets to be 12". I haven't read any differences as far as medicinal properties. They may attract slugs and caterpillars.
    1. Leigh01's Avatar
      Leigh01 -
      wow. i have always love to feel the leaves of this plant and was always interested in it but never knew it had so many uses. now i think i will have to go out and get one to add to my indoor plant collection.
    1. dmmcw8's Avatar
      dmmcw8 -
      this is amazing. didn't know all the wonderful things the plant can do.
    1. MamaMurph1's Avatar
      MamaMurph1 -
      like many others i tried killing the darn things - they grow llike weeds here (van isle, canada). guess i'll be putting them to use instead of compost.
    1. jassconrad's Avatar
      jassconrad -
      this is going to be the best in my salads and teas!
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