Hello! Welcome to the first edition of Tendrils for 2017 🙂 As you can see, I’ve already sown my first seeds of the new year – mixed lettuce and parsley for the windowsill. I’ve also potted up a thumb-sized piece of ginger that came free in our veg box, and the crown...
Hello, and welcome to the final pre-Christmas edition of Tendrils! I was having a conversation last week that involved Brussels sprouts, celeriac and parsnips… and the inevitable question of which vegetables I do like. Then this pair of perfect parsnips arrived...
Hello! Welcome to Tendrils, my weekly round-up of weekend plant-related reading. It’s still quite mild in the garden, and the fuchsia berries are flowering their little hearts out. It would look lovely, if it would stop raining! Scientists have been investigating how...
These are the tea bags I buried in the garden in July for the Tea Bag Index, a citizen science project investigating soil health. I dug them up a couple of weeks ago, and they have been drying on the dining room table. There are accompanying soil samples to go with...
Hello, my name is Emma.
I'm an ethnobotanist. I love edible and useful plants, and my garden is my sanctuary. I'm building a beautiful, bountiful paradise in my back yard.
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