iluvdanc at rochester.rr.com
Thu Jun 30 15:31:43 EDT 2005
>One weed I find interesting is purslane, called "plant mercury" in China
>because it concentrates mercury. If I remember correctly, you can get 2 oz
>mercury per ton of plant.
That is interesting about the purslane concentrating mercury. I had read
that it also is a good source of vitamin C and had considered adding it to
my salads, but not now with the possiobility of mercury.
Rochester NY had the driest May on record and one of the coldest- so I
haven't seen many insects at all, no Japanese beetles.
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