Summer Garden Tour And Pizza Party

Celebrate the end of summer with us! I’ll take you for a garden tour and chat about what’s worked and what hasn’t – all the good stuff I’ve learned this summer. Then we’ll park up round the slab table and Matty will roll us up woodfired Margherita pizza (homegrown, homemade basil pesto, fresh picked tomatoes […]

How To Make Echinacea Tincture

Let me introduce Ali Sutherland – Medical Herbalist, and my lovely friend. Many of you will have met her here already at a workshop or on a weed walk. We harvested my Echinacea together recently, and today Ali’s teaching us how to turn it into a tincture and how to use it safely. This tincture […]

Boozy Plums

Every year we put down some boozy fruits – vanilla brandy apricots, raspberry gin, peach rosemary vodka, damson gin, pears in cider, spiced plum brandy…  best fun preserving! Sterilise your jars and lids. Let the jars cool to warm. Halve and stone the fruit or if not freestone then simply prick the fruit all over. […]

Thai Salad And A Bowl Of Rice

A quick fresh bowl, using all that fresh summer goodness from the garden. Rice Cook up whatever rice floats your boat Dressing 4 Kaffir lime leaves finely sliced 1 chilli, chopped 1 clove of garlic, finely sliced 3 Tablespoons soya sauce 5 Tablespoons of lime or lemon juice 1 tsp coconut sugar or honey 1 […]