Saturday, 13 June 2015

Childrens fastening waistcoat - and garden help pse?

Okay first and foremost, can anyone recognise what I'm growing here please?
I was name tagging some of what I was planting, so I would know if it was edible or not. The obvious ones I didn't name tag of course.
But .... these  magnificent frilly leaved plants, which I have an idea might have been edibles .... well,
I can neither find the empty packet or now remember what the hell they were!
Architectural certainly and a delight to see in the raised bed but what the hell they are, well I have not a clue lol

 
My gooseberries are growing but turn a shade of red, so think I must have a variant, think I did plant a jostaberry, so maybe that's these!
 
 
see? lol  - pretty right!
 
Woad growing below. I have had the seeds 2 years and hadn't expected them to grow to be honest. I may get a trial dye out of them yet.
 
 
And another fastening jacket here
 
 

4 comments:

  1. Sorry - no help on this front re the edibility of your plant, or any sort of identification either. Seeing your gooseberries has me now wanting a piece of gooseberry pie (we had a massive bush at the house - dangerous things to pick, but oh so good to eat!!). And woad - a mystery to me...never heard of it. Gather it's good for dyeing but not for eating??

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  2. looks like curly parsley to me. looks like your garden is doing well.

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  3. No idea about the frilled leaves. Some kind of asian salad leaf? I've never heard of josterberries but it looks like a dessert gooseberry to me. We ate our own first strawberries last night. That's strawberries as in plural..... one each!

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  4. I would love to know what that plant is too--love the frilly leaves! There is a free app called Like That Garden that has helped me identify a few plants. You take a closeup photo and it comes back with suggestions as to what it might be-- worth a try!

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