Many herbs grow on our farm. They are, Chicken-weed, Thistles, Dandelions, Neccles, Healing Leaf, Yellow Daisy, Gladem and Gloran.
The Chicken-weed is a very harmful herb to crops. When the potatoes are grwoing and if this weed appears on them it smothers up the potato stalk and then, the potatoes will be small and wet. The Thistle and the Yellow Daisy are supposed to grow on good land and the old people say they are good for cows.
The Dandelion is an herb which grows on wet land. It is supposed that this herb is a great medicine
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- Jennie Fahey
- Mr Fahey
- Killagh Beg, Co. Galway