Sorting through some old books I discovered treasure!! I found a first edition herb book I had inherited from my Grandmother. Lots of fond memories came flooding back of being asked to go down to the bottom of the garden and collect herbs which would be tied into a net bag then thrown into the bath water. Granny always had a herb for most aliments. Hopefully I will follow in her footsteps and grow a few medicinal herbs in my new garden.
It's been such a long time since I visited my website to update it and so much has happened, not to mention a pandemic!!! Anyway, I'm here and raring to go! Having only a small garden , which is the domain of my husband, I have been looking for a small piece of land to grow plants which I can use for creating dyes. A chance conversation has resulted in being given the opportunity to use a small part of a garden. It's going to be hard work but I'm sure the results will be wor
Very excited to share with you all my new adventures.
The first new venture is a dye and herb garden. I was looking for a small piece of land to try my hand at growing plants for dyeing. A chance conversation with a friend, Maggie Kingston, has resulted in being given a small part of her garden to use. Hopefully this will be a benefit both of us as Maggie has a lot of garden to manage on her own. The garden includes a wonderful meadow full of really interesting plants and I’