I was at an herb sale yesterday and had to laugh when I saw they had sorrel for sale. Oh, of course they were selling the well behaved, easily contained French sorrel, not the take over your garden and kill your plants red sorrel.
Sorrel Comes In Many Forms
Sweet, tame French Sorrel
Sorrel is a fickle plant. There are several different kinds of sorrel, which are mostly innocuous. Garden sorrel, or French sorrel (Rumex scutatus), grows in an easily controlled, tidy [...]
Looks pretty, tastes tangy, but if you let this innocent looking weed get a foothold you'll need to eat it by the ton to get rid of it.
As I’ve mentioned several times before, my home sits on a piece of property that was once used for tobacco farming. Tobacco farming essentially destroys the soil. Tobacco is a very heavy feeder and needs lots of fertilizer and pesticides to keep it going. So, the soil on our property, except in [...]