Brown and crispy round the edges

This is not a description of my garden not my home-made biscuits. So I am going to whisper this we've hardly had any rain for almost 3 months. I'm not sure what constitutes a drought, but my garden and the surrounding machair are parched. Now I know people on the big island have a surfeit… Continue reading Brown and crispy round the edges

Wildflower Wednesday

The Daisy Bellis perennis is usually dismissed as a lawn weed, but here it is one of the earliest and most important of the machairĀ¹ wildflowers. It is one of the few food sources on the machair for the early emerging Bumblebees. For the technically minded it is one of the indicative plants (along with… Continue reading Wildflower Wednesday