F is for Fruit

F is for Fruit

We’ve all been there – we put the fresh fruit out in the fruit bowl, we have one of those weeks, and the next time we look at it, it’s less than appetising. It’s easy to throw it in the bin and start again, but we’re throwing away 1.4 million edible bananas...
The garden in July

The garden in July

I haven’t been able to spend as much time outside as I would have liked this month. The weather has either been far too hot, or very wet, and I have been pretty busy inside. On Saturday morning I took advantage of a couple of cool and dry hours to become...
Tendrils: 170721

Tendrils: 170721

Tendrils has once again been reeling in the heat, and is stocking up on cold drinks and ice cream in case it comes back. Ice cream contains (apparently) surprising botany, plants that feature in the ingredients but are never headlined on the label, including carob....