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 May for:
Alexanders, Beech leaves, Cow Parsley, Hairy Bittercress, Hop shoots, Cleavers, Hawthorn flowers, Lime leaves, Red Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, Garlic Mustard, Wild Garlic
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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
What a wonder our little crab apple tree (Malus ‘John Downie’) on the driveway is! It is covered in a thick snowy crust of pink and white blossom and is humming with the hypnotic sounds of bees and insects, hovering … Continue reading
* The Bee’s Knees is a phrase used to convey that something is of excellent quality. It is likely to have originated from the way that bees carry pollen in sacks on their ‘knees’ and alludes to this concentrated goodness.
“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke