Tag Archives: Herbs

In A Vase on Monday – Out of Ice!

I left gathering flowers too late today and temperatures have now hit 31ºC, so there’s a little bit of droop going on in this vase 😦 (I know how they feel). Hopefully they’ll perk up now that they are in … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – A slice of life at the Marjoram Cafe

I have Sweet Marjoram growing in several places in the garden and I am particularly fond of its golden form: Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’, which looks good for months on end. It glows cheerfully from the time it pushes out the … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Lazy Herb Salad

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

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