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In autumn 2010, my husband Ian and I both quit our jobs, sold our house and left the flatlands of the east for the mountains of Wales. Our goal is to create a more self-sufficient lifestyle in a place we actually like living. Whilst Ian will continue to earn some money as a freelancer, my part of the project is to reduce how much we spend by growing and making as much of what we need as possible. The purpose of this blog is to keep friends updated with how the grand project is progressing, but all are welcome here. If you're not a friend already, well perhaps you might become one.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Mouldy dandelions

I went to make a cup of dandelion tea last night, and found that all my dried dandelions have gone mouldy!

mouldy dried dandelion flowers
Mouldy dandelions. Not just one or two - the whole tinful.

Evidently in my haste to store as many as possible, I didn't dry some of them as thoroughly as I should have done. There are still a few flowers out now, so I can start again, but I don't think I'll get so many now.

Oh fiddlesticks!

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