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 Marigold

Growing and harvesting Marigold

This blog post is on growing and harvesting marigold. Marigold is easy to grow as an annual flowering plant. In the UK it would not survive come wintertime. Marigold flowers in small amounts it is edible. In my previous post, I have written a similar […]

Growing and harvesting Celtuce stem

Growing and harvesting Celtuce stem

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Celtuce stem. Celtuce is a cross between celery and lettuce. It is normally used in stir-fries in Chinese cooking. Here is a recipe on how to cook Celtuce stir fry. Celtuce stem can also be pickled, […]

Growing and harvesting Kale/ Cavolo Nero

Growing and harvesting Kale/ Cavolo Nero

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting kale/ cavalo nero. Cavalo Nero simply means black kale in Italian. Kale has got many varieties like Chinese kale some are more cold weather tolerant than some. Kale is wintergreen that is tolerant to cold winter […]

Growing and Harvesting goldenrod

Growing and Harvesting goldenrod

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting with goldenrod. Goldenrod is a dye plant that produces different variations of yellow color. It is also known by its scientific name Solidago species. The different variations of yellow come with using different types of metal […]

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. […]