Day 143: Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

Frothing clouds of white spray – that’s the whole point of cow parsley. Umbrellas of tiny flowers held far above the foliage on such slender stems that they appear to float...

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Day 134: giant fennel

May is a month where giant carrots like to make their presence known – the bigger members of the Apiaceae family. Of course, cow parsley, frothing every hedgerow and uncut verge by now, but even larger than that is the giant fennel, Ferrula communis…

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