Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 23.2, Herb Study: Anthemis Nobilis, Chamomile, Part 2

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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Chamomile used for insect control in the garden. Discussion of other members of the anthemis group. Matricaria (wild chamomile or feverfew) strongly repels insects, though the anthemis species are even stronger. The folly of thinking in terms of specific insect killers to deal with every pest problem. The better approach is to think of creating healthy soils, healthy atmospheres, and the majority of issues take care of themselves. A few more plants that can be used as insect balancers in the garden. (17:46)



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