Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 28.3, Herb Study: Crocus, Part 3

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



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Contents of this Segment:

Recipe for stuffed vegetable marrow seasoned with saffron (continued). Questions and answers. Saflower oil and its adulterations. The stigma of the crocus is used dried, never fresh. The danger of the narcotic effects of crocus. The use of saffron as a colorant in foods. Mention of a previous topic, that of pedigree livestock. The need to pass on quality stock to future generations. Reference to the experiment involving three groups of cats that were fed on three types of foods. The increase in quality throughout the garden and farm. Some additional lea crops that can be used effectively as livestock feed. (16:17)



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