Sowing, growing and an irrigation system for the roof garden

Sowing, growing and an irrigation system for the roof garden

It’s already May. There has been so much to organise in preparation for the sowing season. We are very thankful… Read More »

Dye garden- looking back at 2021 and forward to 2022

Dye garden- looking back at 2021 and forward to 2022

January blue sky. This is nearly a year since we sowed the first dye seeds on the roof terrace, in… Read More »

Japanese Indigo- harvesting to extracting pigment

Japanese Indigo- harvesting to extracting pigment

As mentioned in others posts the Japanese Indigo on the roof has had a lot of turbulent days dealing with… Read More »

Natural dye workshop on the roof terrace

Natural dye workshop on the roof terrace

As part of the big welcome for the new students at UAL, together with the green roof UAL student society… Read More »

Growing a dye garden- 7 woad experiment

Growing a dye garden- 7  woad experiment

As the summer is nearly over, we can’t say it has been a very hot one, unlike 2020. In the… Read More »

Weld- from the dye garden to the dye pot

Weld- from the dye garden to the dye pot

Weld for yellow! As in for the woad, I started to grow weld from seeds in the first lockdown. After… Read More »

Growing a dye garden- 6

Growing a dye garden- 6

We are now mid-July, no cloud in the sky, sunny blue sky and an average temperature of 27 degree with… Read More »

Growing a dye garden- 5

Growing a dye garden- 5

As we left May and entered June, the heat of the summer suddenly arrived. A shock for some of the… Read More »

A visit to LCF dye gardens on Mare street

A visit to LCF dye gardens on Mare street

To the East of London, one of London College of Fashion’s premises has been growing a dye garden for over… Read More »

Growing a dye garden- 4

Growing a dye garden- 4

Who would have thought May 2021 would be the wettest and coldest month of the Spring season, the most unpredictable… Read More »

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