The weather has cooled right down here just recently, though it still feels a little close at times – a … Continue reading Lammas and Blackcurrants and Hares, Oh My!
The temperatures are finally easing up a little after a good few weeks of hot weather, and last night brought … Continue reading July in the Hedgerows
Summer has finally arrived here, with skies of the palest blue, brilliant sunshine and increasing levels of heat – which … Continue reading Midsummer Roses
I love just about everything about mead, from the brewing of it, to the subtle alchemy that turns it into … Continue reading On the Delights of Mead
There are quite a number of plants I greet with enthusiasm during spring, and one of my favourites would have … Continue reading Jack by the Hedge
I recently (well, not that recently – last autumn, in fact) began to make my own cider vinegar again after … Continue reading On the Joys of Apple Cider Vinegar
I did a bit of an experimental recipe the other day, using the bare bones of a recipe I’d found … Continue reading Thai Sweet Potato Soup