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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* From the Hugh Grant/ Drew Barrymore rom com ‘Music and Lyrics’ – seemed like an appropriate reaction to these glorious poppies!
It is large-scale, mechanical hedge-cutting season here in the Fens. The rule of thumb is to get it all done before the end of February, before the birds start nesting in earnest. Most of the time the results have the … Continue reading
My autumn tree quest is never complete without a visit to Cambridge Botanical Gardens, primarily to check out the Liquidambar at the lake edge. It colours up quite early and is a fantastic sight, with its reflected glory in the … Continue reading
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