I met the gardener who looks after Park Frankendael today. He’s happy with our little Elder babies and suggested another location for additional planting. He also taught me about the the Primrose species which live in the park. I’ll order some seed of those species soon and will be bringing on Primrose and Violet plants . . . → Read More: 365 Frankendael day 355
Today is Puur markt in park Frankendael and that brings lots of extra traffic to the woodland as well as the main park.
As I arrived, a fire was being put out on the edge of the woodland.
Here are a few plants which I noticed today:
Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis)
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The plants in park Frankendael seem to have appreciated the sunshine and warmth today…
Elder leaves surging through.
Pretty purple flowers of Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis). It doesn’t really do much for the lungs but is said to be of mild medicinal action. It’s a borage family plant so is likely to contain some . . . → Read More: 365 Frankendael day 318
Oh I’m so excited! In the park today…
Wild Garlic (Allium ursinum) Ramsons. It’s up! It smells great. I love it!
Please be aware that anyone who takes up a wild garlic plant, bulb and all, is acting illegally. Anyone ripping handfuls of the leaves or harvesting when the plants are too young to . . . → Read More: 365 Frankendael day 289