Monsanto eat your heart out, for this is what we gardeners do well…preserve the seed!
7am sees me boiling the kettle on the rocket stove, eager for fresh coffee.
The water is ready in under 10 minutes, from lighting the stove and inserting a handful of twigs.
As I walk back into the cottage a blackbird swoops noisily through the courtyard, followed by it’s assailant, another blackbird.
These birds are very territorial!
These magical flowers were used to treat madness and Smallpox during the middle ages!
These Ox-Eye Daisies were thrown onto this patch of gravel as seed two years ago and are ready to make a fine show this summer.
During the time of the early Christian church, this flower was dedicated to Mary Magdalen and became known as the Maudlin Daisy!
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