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Nature's chemicals

Postby Sagitar » Sat May 25, 2013 1:34 pm

I don't know what Alchemilla Mollis uses to waterproof itself, but I am wondering if I should rub some on my waterproofs?

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And some hours after the rain had stopped

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Re: Nature's chemicals

Postby CraftsbyCarolyn » Sat May 25, 2013 7:26 pm

amazing pics, just looks like a newly waxed car
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Re: Nature's chemicals

Postby Sagitar » Sat May 25, 2013 8:45 pm

CraftsbyCarolyn wrote:amazing pics, just looks like a newly waxed car


Did you know that the plant is named after the alchemists who thought that the sparkling water drops that remained after rain or dew were particularly pure and had special properties of use in transmuting lead to gold?
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Re: Nature's chemicals

Postby oceanbreeze » Sat May 25, 2013 9:49 pm

Magic! I love alchemilia for that very reason!
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