November 20, 2014

Weekends are looking pretty busy from the 3oth of November through to the 21st of Decemeber as we open the Farm to Christmas Tree Hunters from near and far.

 

Please check up on our Facebook Page for updates and seasonal developments.

September 3, 2014

The reality of my garden is a long shot from my mind’s eye of what I'd like to see !

 

Last Winters extreme wet saw many fences collapse due to rotting posts and pushy hungry livestock.

 

Fencing repairs are a small holders constant job, the ongoing challenge to keep many...

August 31, 2014

Inari is most commonly found with only rice as stuffing. A few longer preparations include soaked shitake mushrooms and other more lengthy processes. So to lighten up a fairly stodgy food, and make it quick to fix for a lunchbox we have added fresh seasonal herbs and g...

April 21, 2014

SIBERIAN SPEEDWELL

 

(  Veronica porphyriana )

 

Short spikes of deep velvet purple blue flowers ontop of rounded dense mat forming green leaves.

 

Vibrant blue flowers to 25cm tall, while the leaves ramble across the surfaceto only 15cm.

 

A full sun location with good drain...

April 20, 2014

Bishops Flower

 

( Ammi majus )

 

A lovely elegant lacy flower of crisp white born atop tall (1.5m) stems in late Spring and into Summer. Celery like foliage forms a base clump of ferny foliage to 50cm tall, establishing through Winter frosts from open germinated seedlings...

April 19, 2014

Ivory Pincushion

 

( Scabiosa columbaria subsp. ochroleuca )

 

A tall and lovely flower with creamy white/green pincushion flowers atop tall slender stems, repeat flowering from Spring through to late Autumn. Flowers appear longside buds and seed cones throughout the growi...

April 4, 2014

Maltese Cross

 

( Lychnis chalcedonica syn Silene chalcedonica )

 

Maltese Cross aka Burning Love, Flower of Bristol, Jerusalem Cross, Nonesuch a native of Mongolia, Russia & North Western China.

 

Clusters of scarlet/vermillion red flowers appear on long stems (1m) from a s...

April 3, 2014

Wood Betony

 

( Betonica officinalis syn. Stachys officinalis )

 

Common Names:Wood, Betony, Bishopswort, Betony

 

Wood Betony is an old fashioned prairie or grassland herb which will grow happily on the outskirts of shady areas and into full sun locations.

 

Readily competing...

March 20, 2014

This Autumn I finally managed to harvest seed from our garden.

We have had an abundance of mostly annuals from our Garden, as it is quite a new space and was quickly filled with the likes of Mallows, Bishops Flowers and Chamomile in the build up to becoming a more estab...

March 18, 2014

Bud or specimen vases are a wonderful little addition to a window sill, desk or bedside table.

When a single flower is so pretty, there is no need to crowd it, showcase them in little glass vials and bottles highlighting their unique beauty.

I decorate our little salvage...

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