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
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Unfortunately, so do the mice and voles! This vole bit through the stem and then dropped the beautiful goblet. Presumably it was going for the nectar. Happily, the bees love the nectar they provide too and their goblet-shaped flowers trap … Continue reading
Today there was a distinct hum in the garden. It is hard not to get excited about spring with all that activity!