Quote of the day:
“Light nurtures beauty –
what is a potato to a cauliflower, or a lettuce to a turnip?
But darkness also has its arc. Notice the curves on a potato.
Those are the remainders of lost journeys, spent looking for light.
Hence the potato’s blind eyes. The bones of darkness have punctured them.”
~ Sumana R0y
Forage in January for:
Alexanders, Dandelion Leaves, Rosehips, Cleavers, Burdock Roots, Chickweed
Tag Archives: meadows
At this time of year the local meadows are positively bursting with colourful early summer flowers. Last Monday I collected bright, glossy salsify, goats beard, cow parsley and field buttercups for a vase, which didn’t quite make it to a … Continue reading
It is a dull day today. It has been drizzling on and off for most of the morning. Good for the garden, but not so great for raising one’s spirits. One thing guaranteed to cheer me up though is to … Continue reading
The air is shimmering with wildlife. It has got to the time of year when it is hard not to breathe in an invertebrate or two if you are working or walking outside. In the borders the buzzing is a … Continue reading
It may have come (and largely) gone as all the rage at Chelsea, but in Cambridgeshire and elsewhere, Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is a landscape staple, filling the country roads, alleys and meadows throughout the months of April, May and … Continue reading