Seedy Sunday

Seedy Sunday is this coming weekend (7th Feb). As usual we’ll have a stall there to share seeds grown on the Project. All these seeds are open-pollinated, meaning they’ll resemble the parent plants (unlike F1 seeds – see below). As…

Waking up

The early signs of Spring are all around – masses of frogspawn in the ponds (laid nearly 2 weeks ago); buds swelling on the Jostaberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries & Mirabelles; tiny yellow Cornelian cherry blossom; honeybees & bumblebees foraging on the…

Blewits

Edible species of mushroom often pop up onsite such as inkcaps, field mushrooms, or jew’s ears. Recently in some of the older leafmould heaps there has been huge flushes of wood blewits (lepista nuda). They are easy to identify and…