money plant http://hppr.org en Money Grows... in the Garden http://hppr.org/post/money-grows-garden <p></p><p>Money Plant, or Lunaria is known for its silvery, white seed pods that resemble coins of the realm.<span> </span>It is a biennial.&nbsp; Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in the spring, and the flat seed pods form the second summer.&nbsp; The coin-shaped pods are beautiful in dried arrangements.&nbsp;<br>To dry the pods, simply cut when they are fully developed, gather them into a bunch, and hang upside down in a place where the air circulates well until they are completely dry, usually two to three weeks.&nbsp; The brown husks on the sides of the seed pods can be removed by gently rubbing the pod between your thumb and finger.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:43:28 +0000 Skip Mancini 14878 at http://hppr.org Money Grows... in the Garden Money Plant http://hppr.org/post/money-plant <p>During the continuation of our fall fund drive, we'll talk about an old fashioned plant from the cutting garden that produces coins of the gardening realm. Lunaria flowers with thin, silvery circles that look like shiny nickel.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Skip Mancini 7693 at http://hppr.org Money Plant