Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: harvest

Growing and harvesting woad

Growing and harvesting woad

This blog post is about growing and harvesting woad at home. Woad also call as Isatis tinctoria or dyer’s woad is an all ancient dye plant for obtaining blue dyes. It was available in Europe and use a blue dye before indigo was imported as […]

Growing and harvesting wild garlic

Growing and harvesting wild garlic

Here is a blog post on growing and harvesting wild garlic. Wild garlic is also known as Allium ursinum. Wild garlic is available in the woods however, one will need to forage for it. If you like in the woods foraging will much easy than […]

How to grow and harvest purslane

How to grow and harvest purslane

This is a blog post on how to grow and harvest purslane. Purslane is actually a weed that has its origins from Asia. If grown in a temperate climate like the UK it grows annually. There is a high chance of it self seeding as […]

Growing and harvesting spring onion

Growing and harvesting spring onion

This blog post is about growing and harvesting spring onions at home. Spring onions are easy to grow and versatile ingredient in cooking. I use Lisbon spring onion variety and they grew quite well and hassle free. I bought some seeds a few years back […]

Growing and harvesting purple carrots

Growing and harvesting purple carrots

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting purple carrots at home. I love growing purple carrots as it gives a nice distinctive vivid purple when it is fully mature. The purple colour also makes nice food colouring. this shown in the example of […]

Growing and harvesting strawberry spinach

Growing and harvesting strawberry spinach

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting strawberry spinach. Also known as strawberry blite, blite goosefoot. A plant native in North America and it is grown throughout the United States and Canada. It dates back to the 1600 century in Europe. It is […]

Growing and harvesting mizuna greens

Growing and harvesting mizuna greens

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Mizuna greens. Mizuna greens are Japanese mustard greens. It is also known as Spider mustard. It has got distinctive rosette heads with dissected branches of leaves. There is also another version of Mizuna which has got […]