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 Courgette Tromboncino

Growing and harvesting Courgette Tromboncino

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting courgette tromboncino. Last year I have grown it in my garden. I must say it is a great courgette variety to grow. Courgette Tromboncino simply in Italian means Trumpets. It is also known as Courgette Albenga. […]

Growing and harvesting saffron at home

Growing and harvesting saffron at home

this is a blog post on growing and harvesting saffron at home. Saffron is a spice used to color a common dish called paella. It can be used to color drinks and food like rice or meat dishes as well. It is one of the […]

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 […]