Making a mint

Making a mint

A few weeks ago I was talking about my desire to have more mint in the garden, a plan which is still a work in progress. It’s hard keeping mints in small pots happy in a hot, sunny garden. Ultimately I’d like to plant them into bottomless pots, sunk into the soil...
Tendrils: 160325

Tendrils: 160325

Amid the news that the UK plant growing season is a month longer now, I bring you a special Easter-themed edition of Tendrils, my (mostly) weekly round-up of the best plant matter on the internet. We’re still at the mercy of the weather, so we have to sow seeds while...
Review: Dream Matcha

Review: Dream Matcha

I can’t decide how I feel about Matcha. On the one hand, it’s a fun plant product with a lot of history and ritual, and on top of that it’s supposed to be healthy. When you open the packet you’re confronted with a lovely jade green powder, packed with possibilities....
Tendrils: 160204

Tendrils: 160204

Welcome to Tendrils! This is your weekly round-up of plant-related internet goodness, published in time for a weekend of delightful reading. We saw our first daffodils this week, growing outside the local garden centre. This isn’t one of them – I haven’t been snapping...
Tendrils: 160129

Tendrils: 160129

Tea has been on my mind this week, so pop the kettle on and make yourself a brew and sit down for a tea-themed edition of Tendrils 🙂 A couple of weeks ago, James Wong was talking about growing chamomile from tea bags, which might be a fun project if you’ve got some...

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