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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Wimpole Estate looks after a National Juglans Collection and they are in flower during May.
The walnut trees are flowering now. You might blink and miss the event though. The dangling male catkins don’t last all that long, especially if the wind gets up at all. The female flowers are tiny, opening at the ends … Continue reading