Harry R. Schwartz

Software engineer, nominal scientist, gentleman of the internet.
Member, ←Hotline Webring→.

bearded cartoon drawing of the author · 1B41 8F2C 23DE DD9C 807E A74F 841B 3DAE 25AE 721B

ovo-lacto vegetarian




The Peony

The Peony

Published .
Tags: history.

Regarding peonies:

In Europe, in the Middle Ages, superstitious gardeners dug its roots by the light of the moon to avoid observation by woodpeckers. It was believed that if woodpeckers looked on anyone digging or planting peonies he would be struck by blindness.

Herbs and Herb Lore of Colonial America

You might like these related articles: