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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Emma’s Thursday posy, just cut from the garden. Quite a handful, with a knockout scent from a combination of lavender, fennel and sweet peas.

Need to find a better vase, though.