Poppy Power

Poppy Power

I found an opium poppy (also known as the breadseed poppy) growing on a bank near my house last year. I took some of the seeds & planted them in my garden. The flowers are so beautiful – but only bloom for a short time. I’m thinking about drying the...
Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic

The last of the bluebells & ramsons (wild garlic). I could really smell the ramsons in the wood in Creech. According to Hedgerow Medicine by Julie Bruton-Seal, ramsons are a good blood tonic, improving the circulation. They can also settle the digestive track,...