I was so proud of myself the other day to recognise (growing wild) near our river Plantago lanceolata (narrow-leaved plantain / Ribwort). I’ve never been able to confidently recognise anything other than dandelion before! But every time I saw this plant something inside said “That’s plantain”. I’ve seen this plant ever since I was a […]

Making Comfrey Oil

Our comfrey plant has been going NUTS over the last few seasons and I’ve been despairing what to do with it. I decided to dry the leaves and use them for cooking and tea-making, but my daughter decided she wanted to give making comfrey oil a go.                 […]