Category Archives: edible flowers

The sweet smell of oregano

Fortunately for me, the rain held off for much of the afternoon, so I took advantage of the still dry weather to get one job done in the garden. It was a glass half full or glass has empty moment … Continue reading

Posted in edible flowers, herbs, soil management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Red taking over

It’s a few years since I bought my rose and I moved it from its first spot, so it has taken some time to settle in – maybe three years. But this year the blooms are once more beautiful. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in edible flowers, herbs, In the kitchen | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Taken for a ride

On the list at my local organic farm this week was elderflower. So, I had to avail myself of the offer in order to make a batch of cordial. The farmer was surprised that anyone was showing an interest but … Continue reading

Posted in edible flowers, Wildlife | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Snow and climate change

I’m really pleased that there has been an increase in discussion about climate change in the media in recent weeks, no doubt in part to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion. It’s an incredible shame that the issue needed this to … Continue reading

Posted in edible flowers, forest garden, perennials | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Thoughts on growing daylilies from seed

When I received my daylily seeds last year, I looked on the internet to see how to grow them. Unfortunately, all I could find were one or two webpages from the USA. So, I felt already that the advice might … Continue reading

Posted in edible flowers, forest garden | Tagged , | 7 Comments

I am not alone!

This morning when I woke up, there was a birthday surprise behind the curtains. One daylily seed had germinated, before sometime last autumn and now there is another – at last. Anyway, there are various jobs I could have been … Continue reading

Posted in Days out, edible flowers | Tagged , , | 22 Comments