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Siegelgirl (Alyssa Siegel)

Member since: October 28, 2009

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Brooklyn, Ny 11216
USDA hardiness zone 6B

Name:

Alyssa Siegel

Member since:

October 28, 2009

About me

I am a Brooklyn gardener who loves native plants, organic gardening, trees, houseplants - pretty much plants of all kinds. I am currently earning my horticulture degree at the New York Botanic Garden. I will graduate in March and then I hope to land a job at a nursery or public garden. I plan to move to Connecticut or Eastern Long Island so I can have a little space of my own to garden in and be more surrounded by trees than buildings!




Favorite garden activity

Propagating, Weeding, Learning Plant Names and Info, Planting - I like everything as long as the tasks are varied and I don't do any one thing all the time.

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What is that? Puffball?
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INGrandad commented on 10/31/09
I don't know actually!
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Siegelgirl replied: on 11/18/09
Certainly looks like a puffball. Did it dry out to a brown husk that when touched or handled ot kicked put out a dust? They show up around here, northern Indiana, in late August, early September, after a soaking rain. Quite edible, as long as when cut it's white throughout, now yellowing showing. Slice thin, dust with flour, saute. About one a year is enough for me, though.
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INGrandad replied: on 11/19/09
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puffball Ha, look at their photo then yours.
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INGrandad replied: on 11/19/09
Yeah, that picture does look awfully similar!
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Siegelgirl replied: on 11/20/09
Hey there siegelgirl... thanks for coming to DTD! Welcome :) We love having you here and can't wait to see all of your pictures of your garden and things you're working on. What else are we gonna do this winter?
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FigTree commented on 10/29/09

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