cow parsley


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cow parsley

a common Eurasian umbelliferous hedgerow plant, Anthriscus sylvestris, having umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers
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cow parsley

cow parsley

Hollow stem, grows to 6 ft (2m), common roadside plant. Has somewhat unpleasant flavor, stronger than garden chervil with hint of carrot. Leaves used as anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral and fungal. Expectorant (cough, cold, asthma) used for depression, stress, insomnia, Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, crohn’s, diabetes, leukemia, kidney, stomach, digestive dosorders, dropsy, migranes. Leaves used for green dye. Flowers decorative uses. Causes uterine contractions, do not take while pregnant.
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BUDDING ROMANCE Valerian, above, cow parsley, right and Gypsophila, below, add a foaty, romantic feel
fields: brings a romantic garden Lace of spades: Gypsophila adds froth to the ground Cow parsley lines country lanes like cotton wool Moo-tiful: Cow parsley
Dismissed as a weed by some, it's commonly known as cow parsley or Queen Anne's lace.
PARSLEY SAUCE: All through this part of the garden, cow parsley (above) has sown itself.
Min club's Y beloved and I went to a nursery in Cheshire last weekend, we left the major roads and drove through the little towns and villages, down country lanes frothing with May blossom and cow parsley and blushing with campions.
For instance, cow parsley or Queen Anne's Lace looks wonderful by the roadside, but is a menace in the garden
Also known as giant cow parsley, giant hogweed can grow up to five metres.
The plant resembles cow parsley and can grow up to 16ft high and has leaves of up to 5ft wide.
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing', grown for its bronzy foliage as much as its airy cow parsley flowers, was everywhere.
Sophie Richards, by email: They say carrot fly move to carrots from wild members of the same family, like cow parsley.