Quote of the day:
“What wondrous life is this I lead!
Ripe apples drop about my head;
The luscious clusters of the vine
Upon my mouth do crush their wine;
The nectarine and curious peach
Into my hands themselves do reach;
Stumbling on melons, as I pass,
Ensnared with flowers, I fall on grass.”
~ Andrew Marvell
Forage in October for:
Sweet Chestnuts, Sloes, Dandelion Leaves, Rosehips, Hops, Walnuts, Haws (Hawthorn berries), Wild Strawberries, Cleavers, Burdock Roots, Rowan Berries
Tag Archives: Amorphophallus titanum
Time to sow the seeds of success!
The long wait for the massive Corpse flower, Amorphophallus titanum, to open in the glasshouse at the Botanics, Cambridge is over. The gardens are open late (until 10pm) tonight and tomorrow night to let people see and smell the bloom … Continue reading
This is maybe oversaturating the blogwaves (two posts in one day), but since yesterday’s quick visit to the Botanic Gardens here in Cambridge I find myself checking their webcam every few hours to see if the Titan Arum has opened … Continue reading