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 potatoes

Growing and harvesting potatoes

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting potatoes at home. Potatoes are a staple diet in many northern hemisphere countries. it has been grown for many years and there are many different varieties of them. It is a bit like eating rice in […]

How to grow and harvest mugwort/ wormwood

How to grow and harvest mugwort/ wormwood

This is a blog post on how to grow and harvest mugwort/ wormwood at home. Mugwort has many uses more common in Europe is known to make part of Absinthe liquor. The scientific name is Artemisia Absinthium. There are many other uses of mugwort as […]

Growing and harvesting Lavender

Growing and harvesting Lavender

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Lavender. Lavender is known for its fragrant flowers and aromatic foliage. It is also relatively easy to flower. There are many different types/ varieties of lavender flowers. Do choose them according to the level of hardiness. […]

Growing and harvesting purple Vitelotte potatoes

Growing and harvesting purple Vitelotte potatoes

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting purple potatoes. Yes, purple potato, it is unusual then again I am one of those that love to try them. As I love to experiment with flavors and try new things. I got to know about […]

Growing and harvesting Mooli

Growing and harvesting Mooli

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Mooli. Mooli also is known as daikon or white radish. If it is given the right conditions it is relatively easy to grow radish. Otherwise, it can be quite tricky as it will just produce leaves […]

Growing and harvesting winter squash

Growing and harvesting winter squash

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting winter squash. Winter squash can be a few different varieties. Winter squashes are all from the cucurbit family and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The taste does vary as well some are […]

Growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria

Growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria

This blog post is about growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria. I bought some dye plants online in Italy while I was on holiday last year. The reason for this is that I couldn’t get hold of the seeds or cuttings online in the UK. If […]