Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Harvesting in more ways than one!

Our neighbours, Carshalton Lavender are hosting their Harvest Weekend this 25th & 26th July, so come along between 10am and 4pm.

Extra attractions:

NEW Lavender Oil Distillation
Lavender arts & crafts
Local artists at work
Lavender beauty products
Lavender cookies
Speciality breads
Information display
Lavender plants for sale

PYO lavender
Small bunches, £1; large bunches, £2; buckets, from £6

Please bring scissors if you have them, a bag for your lavender and protection from the sun, if it’s sunny

By rail:
Frequent trains from London Victoria, West Croydon and Sutton to
Carshalton Beeches – 10 minute walk
By bus:

154 West Croydon – Morden: alight in Stanley Park Road
127 Purley – Tooting Broadway: alight in Woodcote Rd at the Junction of Stanley Park Road
157 Crystal Palace – Morden: alight in Stafford Road outside Sainsbury’s
Satuday only S4 - Roundshaw – St Helier: alight in Gaynesford Road
Please come by public transport or cycle if you can. Parking is very limited.

My own harvest, this morning, was of marrows - they have grown into huge monsters overnight! I am going to make Fritters with one to go with tonights dinner (see for the recipe) Stuff one tomorrow night Maltese Style and probably give the 3rd one to a neighbour!

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