I never cease to be inspired by the fortitude of plants as they always seem to shine despite what the weather throws at them. Here are a few that are currently lifting my spirits even on the glummest days. 275 more words
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Personally I think a good culinary mint is not only essential in the kitchen but also amazingly useful in the home. It is a fascinating plant steeped in history, I am particularly fond of the story that the ancient Greeks believed that after nights of heavy drinking they could place a wreath of mint on their heads to exorcise an impending hangover. 602 more words
We’re having a Summer Sale at our open days this Friday (22nd), Saturday & Sunday! We have an organic herb farm, just bursting with beautiful, blooming, verdant herbs, and (being a less than 2-acre site) we need space to accommodate our latest herb babies that are growing up jolly quickly in the polytunnels, and demanding board and lodgings out on the farm. 164 more words
Mostly, we’re very grateful for a drop of rain in summer: the herbs love the combination of wet and warmth, and we love it because it reduces our daily task of quenching the thirst of 650+ herb varieties. 441 more words
Our gates will be wide open from 10am tomorrow morning, for our June Open Days – 17th, 18th & 19th June, 10 – 4.
There’s a wonderful atmosphere here today: Jekka, her husband Mac, and all the team, plus the guys putting up the catering tent, working towards a common goal – that is, to give our visitors the best possible experience of the farm over the next 3 days. 225 more words