Quote of the day:
In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: these being Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious.”
– Terry Pratchet
Forage in May for:
Alexanders, Beech leaves, Cow Parsley, Hairy Bittercress, Dandelion Flowers , Cleavers, Primroses, Ransoms, Sweet Violets, Hawthorn, Lime leaves, Red Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, Garlic Mustard, Wild Garlic
Wordless Wednesday – A Red Walnut
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A luscious photo!
Cool, never seen one of these! Do they taste like raspberries? ;-D
It might be nice if they did combine the taste, but no, they taste like normal walnuts. It is only the skin that is red not the flesh at all.
I loved your collage of leaves, but it looks like you deleted it. Encore! 🙂
How eagle-eyed of you! I am always indecisive about the ‘Wordless’ photos ;). In this case, once I’d published the collages, the second pattern made me think of a Green Man mask. So I thought that I’d like try to re-create one of those, but I need to collect a few more autumn leaves. If all goes well you should see it in a few days.
It did make me think of the Green Man, so I’ll look forward to seeing what you come up with. 🙂
It’s amazing, I’ve never heard of such a thing (or that cultivar and its rather weird name!) I particularly love your quote from ‘How Green was My Valley’.
Yes, they are a treat to see. This one was in the database originally as ‘Rote Donaunuss’ and is from southern Germany. The red nuts are much sought after for patisserie.
If only we didn’t already have 5 walnuts in the garden, I’d be thinking of planting one!
Great photo, and not something you see every day.
Definitley not and these were hotly contested with the squirrels!