The Russians tried growing dill in space, on then Salyut 6 space station that launched in September 1977 and remained aloft until July 1982.
During World War II, the Soviet government drafted scientists to search for substances that would help their soldiers overcome fatigue and win on the battlefield.
Ryan and I are now “pseudo-nauts”, doing space-y things with our feet firmly on Earth.
On Sunday I started by harvesting a good bunch of leaves from my wild garlic.
I used to have a broad-leaved sorrel in the old garden, and the chickens were the only who ate it.
Earlier this year I was absolutely horrified when the flat footed fence fitters trampled all over my wild garlic.