Nettle Soup 1

Nettle Soup Use only the young green tips of the nettle stems. The best ones will be found in March/April, when the stems are still very short and the whole length can be harvested. Always avoid old leaves (which incidentally make an excellent compost).  Use rubber gloves when harvesting, to avoid nettle rash. [Normal foraging ...

How it Went – April 7 Work Session

Today went well, very nicely, and there was even cake! Well, cupcakes... It was great to see Jo, Lewis and nan, plus Linda, Olivia, and several others who stopped by for a chat or a spell of play and explorations. Thanks very much to Sharif, Jan, Roland, Andy, Pete, Iain, Ian, Ellen, and the rest ...

A victory of digging

You could say that some back-breaking work went into this line of rubble, but nobody broke a back. So let's call it ground-breaking instead. Iain and Ian did an impressive job of levering out most of this concrete and brick in a 3 hour session. Getting the rubble out of the soil has been a ...