Quote of the day:
“… then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
– William Wordsworth
Forage in March for:
Cleavers, Dandelion flowers and leaves, Gorse flowers, Ground Elder , Hop shoots, Alexanders, Primroses, Wild Plum blossom, Sweet Violets
Tag Archives: Seedy Sunday
Seed Swaps …. and the triumph of the find!
One of the joys of this time of year is planning your seed haul and it doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a thing, because this is the season (Jan-Mar) of Seed Swaps. For instance, this coming Sunday is my … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Nature, Out and about, Plants, Vegetables Tagged allotments, Gardening, Gardens, Grow you own, Seed swaps, Seedy Sunday 17 Comments
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
Posted in Nature, Plants, The home garden Tagged free saved seed, Gardening, Harvest, Persicaria orientalis, Seed swaps, seedheads, seeds, Seedy Sunday, threshing, winnowing 10 Comments