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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) are sold in Asian supermarket. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝在亞洲超市有賣.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) the look is just like its common name ‘Hairy Lychee’. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的熟果外形果真如其名.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit size. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝一顆可以一手掌握.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit in whole, half peeled, peeled fruit, halved fruit and seed. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的帶皮果實,半去皮,完全去皮,去掉一半果肉及種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  It is easy to grow in warm/hot climate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellowish green fragrant flowers.  Flowers attract bees.  In warm/hot climate, mature trees are able to flower and fruit twice a year.   Fruit with red or yellow hairy coating (peel), the inner flesh is white, sweet and juicy.  Seed size and shape is like an almond.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:40’+(H) X 30′-40′(W).  Propagate by fresh seeds, grafting or air-layering.  Seeds have short viability. Plant is either male or female.

熱帶果樹.  在氣候溫暖/炎熱的地區很容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  開黃綠色有香味的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   種植地區夠熱的話一年可開花結果兩次.  果實外皮為紅色或黃色,外皮有粗毛,果肉白,甜而多汁.  果肉內含種子一枚,大小與形狀如一枚杏仁豆. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎以上,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖方式以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  新鮮種子的活性很短.  植株為雌雄異株.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rambutan                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%BA%A2%E6%AF%9B%E4%B8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61024/#b                       http://www.kcfa.org.tw/LS/Display.asp?Num=109&Num2=9


Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘German Wine’) 大黃

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘German Wine’) 大黃

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘German Wine’) 大黃

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘German Wine’) 大黃

Cold hardy perennial with edible stems.  This variety have firmer stems so it is good for jam and pies. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in summer.   Drought tolerant once plant is established.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, offsets, rhizomes/tubers or division.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Plant is toxic except that leaf stems.

強健耐寒的多年生草本其葉梗可以食用.  這個品種的葉梗較為紮實所以經煮後口感還不錯,是適合做成果醬或派餡的材料. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開白色花.  極為耐寒也耐熱也耐旱,整個就是無敵的可食性植物啊!  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子,側芽,塊莖或分株的方式來進行.   生長速度快.  除了葉梗/柄可以食用外,全株有毒.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhubarb                                                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A4%A7%E9%BB%84                                                http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/159955/                                               http://www.rhubarb-central.com/rhubarb-varieties.html

Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) 藤槭

Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) 藤槭


Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seeds. 藤槭的種子.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seed germination. 藤槭種子發芽了.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seedling is growing true leaves. 藤槭小苗長出本葉.

Hardy deciduous  shrub/small to mid size tree.  Native in Northern America.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location, prefer moist soil.  It is thought related to Japanese maple (Acer palmatum).   This shrub/tree has nice bright orange red fall color.  In early spring burgundy with white flowers appears.  USDA Zones:6-9.  Mature size:6′-8’to 20′-30′(H)X15′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds or layering/air layering.

強健落葉灌木/中小型樹. 原生於北美的樹種之一. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  人們相信這物種是日本楓/槭的近親. 它的秋葉鮮艷橘紅,甚為鮮明美麗.   初春開暗紅與白色的小花. 喜熱尚為耐寒.  成熟植株依環境有所變異. 矮的僅達6-8呎,高的可達20-30呎高,寬幅15-20呎.  繁殖方式以種子或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acer_circinatum                                                           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/163/

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) 法國芫荽

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) 法國芫荽


Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds. 法國芫荽的種子.


Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds germinate easily and quickly.法國芫荽的種子很容易也很快就孵出.


Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds germinate easily and quickly.法國芫荽的種子很容易也很快就孵出.


Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) true leaves are growing! 法國芫荽長出本葉了!

Cold hardy perennial.  Chervil, also called garden chervil or French parseley.  It is a culinary aromatic herb. For its lacey leaves to add flavor and aroma and for its root as root vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Small white flowers in mid summer.  Flowers attract bees.   USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.

耐寒強健的多年生植物. 它是有法國芫荽之稱的香菜. 用於料理的香草. 精緻如蕾絲的有香氣葉片及其可食性根部相當有栽種價值.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲夏間開白色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   耐寒不甚耐熱. 成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  蠻能自行落子繁殖的.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:


Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) 鼠趜草/清明草

Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) 鼠趜草/清明草


Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) seedlings. 鼠趜草/清明草小苗.


Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine ) seeds. 鼠趜草/清明草種子.

Biennial plant.  The parts above ground are used for food or medicinal herb.   Native in East and South of Asia.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Whole plant is covered with very fine cotton like hair.  Small yellow flowers in clusters in early to mid spring to summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Mature size:3″-6″(H)/(W).   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

二年生草花.  地面以上的部位用於料理做成粿類食品或藥草來使用.  原生於東亞與南亞.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照偏於濕潤的土壤.  全株被有白色棉毛.  春初到仲春/夏初開小小黃色頂生的花序.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  成熟株高/寬幅約3-6吋. 耐寒/熱性不明.  繁殖方式以種子為主來進行. 藥用價值高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnaphalium_affine                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%bc%a0%e9%ba%b4%e8%8d%89                  http://ongzi-secretgarden.blogspot.ca/2013/04/gnaphalium-affine.html

Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻

Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻


Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻

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Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica) is flowering. 蕁麻/異株蕁麻植株開花中.

Perennial common herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:3-10. Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds, rhizomes, division. Handling plant with care!  Wear gloves!!  It may causes skin irritation or allergic reaction when contact with skin. Fast growing and can be invasive.  Spring time people will harvest the tender leaves with shoot, wilt them in boiling water briefly, drain the water, add garlic then grind all meshed, delicious!  Contain high iron and calcium.   It has well know medicinal value. Often can find this is sold as herbal tea.

多年生常見藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  極其耐寒耐熱. 成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖,分株等方式來進行.  避免直接與植株直接接觸! 要戴手套!! 植株被有細次容易引起皮膚過敏癢痛的反應. 生長速度快可能變成強勢植物.

歐美人春天時人們會去採嫩芽嫩葉燙過後與蒜頭用杵臼磨成泥來食補. 它有很好的藥效,春天的它還能拿來當蔬菜吃. 不過全株有惱人的細刺,採收要小心並戴上手套,並且要燙煮過水,細刺才會掉落無害時才能入口. 含很高的鐵質與鈣質. 歐美也有將其葉片/全株乾燥後打碎裝包成保健用的香草茶包使用的.  有農人會將農作物種植區外圍種一片除食用外也可用來防野生動物破壞農作物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urtica_dioica                                                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1958/                                                                http://cht.naturalnews.com/chtbuzz_buzz000475.html

Zucchini Bread夏南瓜核桃仁蛋糕

Zucchini Bread
2013-08-21 033 (Medium)
3 Cups all-purpose flour
2 Cups grated zucchini
1 Cup chopped walnuts
1 Cup sugar
1 Cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
3 teaspoons natural vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F (165 degree C).
2.Mix well all ingredients and pour the batter into a cake mold or 2 small bread molds and bake for 45-60 minutes or until the top is golden and center is cook through.
3.Let it cool so it is easy to slice.




和在一起成麵糊後放在烤模裡烤. 烤箱要先預熱華氏325度(或攝氏165度)烤個45-60分鐘要看表面微金黃有烤熟透就行,放冷後切片享用!