garden photography: kentish fruit

July is about growing plants to eat. (This month I’m looking at edible gardens – an allotment, herb gardens, a potager or even a single tomato plant. If you want to go bigger then why not a rice terrace in China, a field of corn in the prairies or lavender in Provence; you decide ) As summer…

garden photography: summer squash

July is about growing plants to eat. (This month I’m looking at edible gardens – an allotment, herb gardens, a potager or even a single tomato plant. If you want to go bigger then why not a rice terrace in China, a field of corn in the prairies or lavender in Provence; you decide ) Where did…

garden photography: pottering around the potager

July is about growing plants to eat. (This month I’m looking at edible gardens – an allotment, herb gardens, a potager or even a single tomato plant. If you want to go bigger then why not a rice terrace in China, a field of corn in the prairies or lavender in Provence; you decide ) A week…

garden photography: ode to an allotment

July is about growing plants to eat. (This month I’m looking at edible gardens – an allotment, herb gardens, a potager or even a single tomato plant. If you want to go bigger then why not a rice terrace in China, a field of corn in the prairies or lavender in Provence; you decide ) I’m going…

Festival of Leaves: End of Summer

It’s time for another year of Festival of Leaves. This is the place to share your love for autumn and rain, for dark evenings and cups of tea, of books and all that you love during this time of the year. ~ Verena Cave “Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon….

Q is for Quince

Quince, Cydonia oblonga, is the sole member of the genus Cydonia in the family Rosaceae. The quince, is a small deciduous tree that bears a pome fruit, similar in appearance to a pear, and bright golden-yellow when mature. Wikipedia Throughout history the cooked fruit has been used as food, but the tree is also grown…