Wild garlic and rhubarb

Cuckoos and dandelion clocks South easterly winds scatter blossom forget me nots and bluebells burst into blue seagulls and crows a jet black cat soaking up the sunshine and having it stroked in Flies darting to and fro in the sunlight and the dappled shadows dancing across the grass chased by a tiny tortoise the Read more about Wild garlic and rhubarb[…]

Cotyledons

A cotyledon (/ˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/; “seed leaf” from Latin cotyledon,[1] from Greek: κοτυληδών kotylēdōn, gen.: κοτυληδόνος kotylēdonos, from κοτύλη kotýlē “cup, bowl”) is a significant part of the embryo within the seed of a plant, and is defined as “the embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants, one or more of which are the first to appear from a germinating seed.” The cotyledons may be ephemeral, lasting only days after emergence, or persistent, enduring at least Read more about Cotyledons[…]

April / May moon gardening

Aries lunation  12th April – 11th May 2021   12th April – New Moon. Dream, Plan, Believe Weekend 17th April – Waxing crescent  Sew crops that develop below ground.  Parsnips Weekend 24th April – Waxing gibbous Sew crops that develop above ground.  Runner beans Tuesday 27th – Full moon  Harvest,  Weekend 1st May – Waning Gibbous.  Rack & weed Bank holiday Monday Read more about April / May moon gardening[…]

February/March Moon gardening

Aquarius lunation – Water bearer – purifying & nourishing the earth 11th feb – 12th march.  Equivalent to 3.30 – 5.30am. Stirrings. Birds singing & nesting  Dreams turning into plans. Roots pushing down  establish foundations  Prepare the ground. First week. Friday 12th – Friday 19th.   New moon – waxing crescent Equiv to midnight to 6am      Read more about February/March Moon gardening[…]