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 September for:
Cornelian Cherries, Sloes, Dandelion Leaves, Rosehips, Wild Hops, Blackberries, Elderberries, Damsons, Hazelnuts, Wild Strawberries, Sea Buckthorn Berries, Walnuts
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I love the atmosphere at Wandlebury Ring, near Cambridge. Standing in its deep ditches it is easy to feel slightly lost in time. I can dream of giants (Gogmagog), warriors (Romans), knights (see Gervase) and of Kings (James II). Way … Continue reading
Today there was a distinct hum in the garden. It is hard not to get excited about spring with all that activity!