Consider the Lilies

February 28th, 2013

The appearance of the large pink trumpets of Amaryllis belladonna above the ground is nature’s signal that summer is changing to autumn.

During the hot, dry ...

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Eating the Lotus

December 31st, 2012

The beautiful lotus lily is an ancient flower, imbued with mystique. Despite this, the lotus is as much at home in the kitchen as it ...

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Hard Workers

May 29th, 2012

Please meet the hard workers, without whom we couldn’t get our honey into our bottles, and into the farm shop!

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Lotus in Bloom

December 29th, 2011

The lotuses have started to flower. We’d love you to come and share the beauty, but you’ll need to hurry, as they only last for ...

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August 1st, 2011

Walking through the garden on a clear, crisp winter’s day is always a treat, and now that some of the fruit trees are starting to ...

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June 29th, 2011

The first flowers of the Banadella or Passion Fruit vine opened in our garden today. This unusual varietal originates from South America. The beautiful pink flowers ...

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