Quote of the day:
“Hello, sun in my face.
Hello you who made the morning
and spread it over the fields…
Watch, now, how I start the day
~ Mary Oliver
Forage in April for:
Alexanders, Beech leaves, Cow Parsley, Hairy Bittercress, Hop shoots, Cleavers, Gorse Flowers, Primroses, Ransoms, Sweet Violets
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We spent Easter Sunday in the garden, including a picnic by the pond, in glorious sunshine with greengage and damson blossom bursting around our heads. Wonderful! In the gentle breeze an odd petal or two drifted down on to the … Continue reading
Continuing to day six of Cathy’s (Words and Herbs) uplifting flower-sharing week … and hopefully spreading a little cheer round the web. Today I am thinking that you can’t beat poppies: Click the link to enjoy more beautiful blooms.
Cathy at Words and Herbs is spreading cheer and sunshine this week (22-28th November) by posting daily flowery pictures. She has asked everyone to join in if they can, to combat Lockdown, Covid and other stresses and worries. You can … Continue reading
For lunch at the weekend I ‘prepared’ a lazy salad fresh from the garden: ‘Erbette’ perpetual spinach, beetroot leaves, chives, parsley, coriander, mizuna, red veined sorrel. I washed the leaves and stood them in a pint glass of water for … Continue reading
The garden has turned distinctly mushy over the last couple of days. Lots of plants and seed heads have lost their backbone. Our patio archway, which is covered in acres of green passionflower vine is now looking like it’s had … Continue reading
Lilacs: They have such a short, but deliciously fragrant flowering season. They make me think of France and village fetes and bunting and trips to quaint tea shops. Did you know that lilacs are part of the olive family, Oleaceae? … Continue reading