Queen Anne’s Lace is a very special flower, comprised of many tiny, individual flowers in an umbrella-shaped “umbel”. At the center, one or more of the flowers may be red or purple (or there may be no colorful center flower at all).Continue reading “Haiku: Blooms Becoming (Bird’s Nests)”
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Around The Farm: Volunteers And Transformers
I’ve been planning a garden for the last couple of years, but have yet to actually set up the raised beds…despite having the lumber to do it. Why? It seems that other projects (interests?) always get in the way and, before I know it, it’s too late in the year to begin. Thankfully, volunteers have been allowing me to practice a bit this year!
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Eat This: Homemade Sourdough Toast And Wildcrafted Jelly
Right before we go out to do morning chores, we have a quick snack. Today, it was fresh, thick-sliced homemade sourdough toast with grass fed butter and wildcrafted jelly. There’s nothing like homemade to start the day right!
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Winecraft (Update): Queen Anne’s Lace
Which white, frilly, (edible) flower makes an amazing wine? Queen Anne’s Lace*, of course. And, yes, it’s a wild-growing plant that some would consider a “weed”.
Winecraft: Queen Anne’s Lace
The Queen Anne’s Lace was so good in jelly – and those lacy flower heads keep springing up along the fencelines – I had to try making wine!