Category Archives: Plants

Tree Following June 2015 / #30DaysWild Day 15

I have to confess I forgot all about my tree and missed Lucy’s Tree Following window this month. This morning I decided to walk the dog along that route and take some up to date photos of my hawthorn’s progress. The … Continue reading

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Rose Training

Over the Easter break I visited a garden that’s long been on my bucket list: Sissinghurst. It certainly lived up to expectations in many ways, but I particularly  loved seeing it at this time of year when much of the structure of the … Continue reading

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Tea growing in Kerala

I spent Christmas and New Year in Kerala, India. We don’t often take ‘proper’ holidays (as in going abroad & staying in hotels) and have never before been anywhere as exciting as India. As well as having loads of fun, … Continue reading

Posted in edible plants, India, Kerala, Plants, tea