Garden time!

Spring is here in full force. An afternoon spent barefoot in the garden, pulling out last year’s dead growth to expose open crocuses and striped snails. Handfuls of young dandelion greens, with garlic and bacon for supper.

This year, I hope to grow many plants to dye with. Hollyhock, coreopsis, bronze fennel, purple basil, marigold and anything else I can find seeds for…