Rose petals for rose syrup and rose gin.
Rhubarb cooked in blackberry gin, which gives it a beautiful colour and doesn’t give you that furry tooth feeling after eating it.
Flowers from the garden
A pile of granny squares, which gets bigger each week.
Practising some different breads for Open Farm Sunday* when I’ll be grinding some of our wheat into flour and making bread.
and the not so pretty …
A toad that was disturbed during some yard clearing. This one took ages to move away, perhaps slightly shocked by the lump of concrete that had been dropped to the ground inches from its hiding place.
* To find out which farms in your area are taking part visit www.farmsunday.org.