Tag Archives: seedheads

Structural Integrity – It’s there in black and white

I like to leave seed heads on the plants in the borders as long as I can, partly for the wildlife and partly because I find the bare bones fascinating. Since it turned cold and windy though, we’ve had to … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of winnowing the seed from the chaff

Winnowing : – To free seed of chaff by fanning with wind or a forced current of air. I like the thought that I’ve been winnowing. It feels a very earthy and ancient activity and as a bonus I am … Continue reading

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