Tag Archives: poppy’s

Sunday Photos: Red

Time to celebrate the color red. It is such a vibrant color. Enjoy! You can read about my poppies here and harvesting poppy seeds here. You can read about our jam making here. Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal … Continue reading

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Harvesting Poppy Seeds (papaveraceae)

You may remember my beautifully blooming red poppies back in March. The seed pods have now dried and it is time to collect the seeds. I harvest the seeds for two reasons. The biggest reason is control. Poppies re-seed very, … Continue reading

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Blooming right now: Poppy (papaveraceae)

The poppy is in the genus papaver and there are over 50 species in that genus. Papaver somniferum have different many different sub-species ranging from the opium poppy to  poppy that we get edible poppy seeds to the common garden … Continue reading

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