Posted by: aquaplusflora | March 22, 2011

Hawthorn

Last Friday I gathered up a collection of Hawthorn berries, twigs and leaves from the bottom of my garden

and set them aside to soak for a couple of days

then yesterday afternoon after I came home from helping to hang the

Changing Threads exhibition http://www.acn.org.nz/fibreartawards.aspx

(but more of that later in the week)

into my trusty (yes also a bit rusty) iron pot it all went

then today when I came back from more exhibition hanging into the brew went a number of bundles –

oh it so good to be back dyeing after a enforced break

and here is what is on my kitchen window sill at the moment

it’s perfume is as beautiful as it looks

 

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Responses

  1. I’m looking forward to seeing just what those wonderful Hawthorn berries do for you Jo – It is one of the best and most important herbs for heart health! Could that pretty tone of pink be a Day Lilly? – They have such a beautiful fragrance! Such a soft warm colour too!
    Hugs, Suzy

    • Hi Suzy I think its a lilly that has a number of names including surprise, magic, naked lady and resurrection lilly – it is a nice surprise when they appear in the garden just like magic, they come up every year but as for the naked lady, I think she would be a bit sunburnt to be that pink! much love joxx

  2. the story unfolds – two things to anticipate. Your new bundles unwrapped and posted and the exhibition. Treasure.


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