Quote of the day:
“We go, in winter’s biting wind,
On many a short-lived winter day,
With aching back but willing mind
To dig and double dig the clay.”
~ Ruth Pitter, The Diehards
Forage in January for:
Alexanders, Dandelion Leaves, Rosehips, Cleavers, Burdock Roots, Chickweed
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Oh go on then, just a few more!
As we hit a number of scary milestones in the path of this disease this Easter I am thinking of key workers in all walks of life with gratitude And wishing everyone a peaceful and hopeful Easter.
Wimpole Hall is owned by the National Trust. In a statement about the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday 17 March 2020 the National Trust said that … Although Wimpole Hall, Farm, restaurant, visitor welcome, shops are now closed until further notice, … Continue reading
Chloris at The Blooming Garden has a fantastic range of spring flowers and she has select her favourite ‘ten’ for April in this post, giving me plenty of ideas for next year. Meanwhile, these are my current favourite plants around … Continue reading
Grape hyacinths, even Muscari armeniacum, don’t seem to last here for more than a couple of years in the garden. It is probably our soggy winter conditions and clay soil that does for them, but I do love their wonderful … Continue reading
Our little sliver of an old Chivers orchard has erupted into a blizzard of white: