Redbuds Re: [permaculture] propagating elderberries

Robert Waldrop rmwj at
Tue Feb 19 00:09:14 EST 2002

Thanks for the tips.  It's kind of interesting how things come
together.  After sending my previous post, I did a google search for
"fruit tree guilds".  Hit the jackpot with

which has drawings of apple and pear guilds, together with plant

Robert Waldrop, OKC

-----Original Message-----
From: Sharon Gordon <gordonse at>
>Humans can eat the flowers of eastern or western redbuds raw or
pickled >like capers.>They are high in Vitamin C, which is helpful
that early in the year.
>The western seedpods and seeds are edible when cooked.  Don't know
about>eastern ones.
>If by chance, you live somewhere that you can get a variety of
dogwood that >blooms>at the same time as your redbud, this is a
beautiful thing to see.
>gordonse at

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