Month: August 2013

30 August, 2013 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has banned harvesting wild ginseng on public lands, namely Maryland state parks. The department instituted the ban in an effort to conserve the declining wild ginseng plants in Maryland. Wild ginseng has a limited capacity to reproduce, taking 3 to 8 years to reach maturity. Additionally, commercial harvesting, habitat loss, consumption by white tailed deer, and invasive species choking out the plants and roots have caused a decline in plant numbers For centuries, ginseng has…

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Charlena Edge

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Hi, welcome to my humble abode! I’m Charlena, wife, mother of two, pet mommy, full-time worker, sporadic crafter, former floral designer, trial and error gardener, future chicken owner, and wanna be farmer. I have a Master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism. In between my disjointed, seemingly unrelated posts, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned. Thanks for stopping by!

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