Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Today at 1:02 pm

» What to Grow through Very Hot Summers
by countrynaturals Today at 12:52 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Today at 12:26 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JUNE 2017
by trolleydriver Today at 12:18 pm

» A First Time SFG in Canada
by SwampTroll Today at 10:57 am

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 Today at 9:31 am

» Watering
by has55 Today at 9:09 am

» Love My Dust Buster
by newbeone Today at 6:33 am

» Does the SFG concept work for perennials?
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:25 am

» Texas Dream garden 2017
by Kelejan Today at 12:50 am

» Question About Strawberries
by Kelejan Today at 12:35 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RC3291 Today at 12:06 am

» 2017 corn pictures
by countrynaturals Today at 12:02 am

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:59 pm

» Cinnamon, Fungus, and Gnats
by Turan Yesterday at 11:28 pm

» Amaranth
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:24 pm

» Poppy seeds - Hungarian Blue Breadseed
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 8:08 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by Fiz Yesterday at 7:31 pm

» New England June 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:30 pm

» N & C Midwest--It is JUNE!!!! Garden Time!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:26 pm

» Three Sisters Square Foot garden
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:24 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Yesterday at 5:34 pm

» Trellis
by newbeone Yesterday at 1:31 pm

» Baby Food
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:58 pm

» Pepper argument who's right
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 10:35 am

» Big Bug ?
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:12 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:07 am

» New squash in a hurry
by RC3291 6/22/2017, 11:09 pm

» Buzz Pollinators
by yolos 6/22/2017, 9:29 pm

» AtlantaMarie's Garden
by AtlantaMarie 6/22/2017, 7:15 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Identify this plant please

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Identify this plant please

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 3:46 pm

I thought it was sage but now I'm not so sure from looking at some pics on the web. Anyone know what this is?
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 3:51 pm

Having a little trouble putting a pic up from my iPhone, sorry.
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Lets try this again

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 4:22 pm

" />

" />
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  dvelten on 7/24/2013, 4:26 pm

Looks like lamb's quarters, a common, edible weed.
avatar
dvelten

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 155
Join date : 2011-09-18
Location : Bolton, MA Zone 6a

View user profile http://davessfggarden.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  southern gardener on 7/24/2013, 4:40 pm

does it smell like sage? if not, I'm thinking a weed also Shocked 
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 36
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 4:48 pm

No it doesnt have a smell at all really. Can't be sage. It also has some white dust covering some of the leaves, mold perhaps? If it is lamb's quarters, how would I use it in food?
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 4:51 pm

Looked up lambs quarters, and that is certainly what it is, it even mentions the white powder on the lower leaves. Good call dvelten!
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  Goosegirl on 7/24/2013, 6:36 pm

Now I know what Lamb's Quarters looks like!  I pull it out of my beds and walkways all the time!  Should start collecting it along with my volunteer crop of purslane for a weed salad.

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3411
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 52
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  quiltbea on 7/24/2013, 8:08 pm

I don't see any lighter topmost leaves in your photo.  Maybe its my old eyes.
The upper leaves on lamb's quarters are lighter than the lower ones and can be quite wide and serrated and it looks like this:


Below is sage:
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4674
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  woppa on 7/24/2013, 8:41 pm

The leaves are more or less uniform in color except for the powdery stuff and definitely not as wide as those. Could it be something else? Everything I've looked up on lambs quarters describes this plant perfectly.
avatar
woppa

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-04-30
Location : NYC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  mschaef on 7/25/2013, 2:50 pm

Its definitely lamb quarter. I personally dont eat it but my kids love it. They eat it raw and I know other people who put it into there salads.
avatar
mschaef

Female Posts : 598
Join date : 2012-03-12
Age : 31
Location : Hampton, Georgia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Identify this plant please

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum