Cottage Flower Jelly

Cottage Flower Jelly

This recipe uses an infusion of fresh-plucked flowers to make an exceptionally sweet floral jelly- a small-batch recipe and no real canning involved, so it’s an easy one for beginners! You will need: 1 cup of yellow honeysuckle flowers (color is important!) 1/2 cup of rose petals 1/2 cup of elderflowers 2 cups water 2…

Basil – Growing & Care

Basil – Growing & Care

Basil, the damsel! How dramatically she wilts when she decides it’s been too long since her roots were kissed with sweetness of water, only to spring back to full vigor within hours of her demands being met, as though nothing ever happened. Such a drama queen. Basics This fair lady wants nothing to do with…