I don’t really like broad beans. OK, I don’t really like the beans themselves, but I always grow the plants – they are so pretty with their purple flowers and quick growing habit. They fix nitrogen into the soil, so I always chop them off an inch above the soil when I do harvest them,Continue reading “Broad Beans, and what comes after?”
Another infographic… and now the sun is shining and I am off to harvest the first crop of lemon balm to dry for making tea. Save Save
I’ve enjoyed making this and the lavender infographics today. Next up will be lemon balm and fennel – all easy to grow, useful herbs.
Lavender, an incredibly important herb, and pretty and easy to propagate too.
I’m developing some information charts for herbs in the wellness garden on the Glastonbury site. The plants currently being tended here in Wales, and in Bristol, all have gentle medicinal properties and have been used safely for generations. I’ve been playing with the infographic site Piktochart, and started with my all time favourite herb –Continue reading “Basil Infographic”
5th January – absolutely brass monkeys out there this morning! As ever, no-one will wear a coat to school, despite it being -5C. Mad fools. In contrast, I am bundled up to the eyeballs in scarves, hats, gloves, coat, jumpers, wooly socks… I look like someone knitted the Michelin man… Time for a quick forayContinue reading “Brass Monkeys”