Journal

Thoughts on Thyme

Thoughts on Thyme

Thyme is a great herb for creeping over the edges of pots and softening gravel pathways. The thin branches love to travel, and in late spring the flowers form an incredible carpet which the bees love. 

Salad Burnet, the big surpriser

Salad Burnet, the big surpriser

Chew one of the modest looking leaves and wow – a cucumber explosion! Great in salads, with beans and chopped into creamy dips. It’s also good in drinks, I tried it in a great cocktail with gin, soda water, lemon and a dash of elderflower...

Remember Rosemary

Remember Rosemary

Rosemary is a low maintenance herb, with many benefits to offer us. It requires a warm, well drained place to grow, (think Mediterranean hillsides) and will generally thrive on neglect.