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  1. Melissa
    January 16, 2012 @ 1:21 am

    Love this. Brings back find memories of going to my grandparents’ house and dipping sliced fennel in olive oil and fresh ground pepper. You’ve inspired me (with undergarments on) to grow some this year. Thanks Mr. Higgledy.

  2. Anna
    January 15, 2012 @ 10:57 pm

    Another plant of weedy significance in these here NZ parts. The wild one isn’t very edible and it would take an awful lot of cosmos to make it all into floral arrangements. Oh well, have to turn it all into absinthe then

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  4. Jasmin
    November 28, 2011 @ 7:21 am

    My fennel just grows wild through the garden … and doesn’t seem to need much care! It pops up where it will, I nibble on it on the way past (or chop it down if it gets in the way).

    • Ben
      November 28, 2011 @ 5:16 pm

      So the poor fennel either gets nibbled or chopped…poor little fella. ;)

  5. Kate Shrewsday
    November 27, 2011 @ 8:49 am

    I never thought of using fennel for flower arrangements, what a beautiful idea: I remember planting my whole front garden as a herb garden and in the corner, a milestone fennel. It got really huge…I never used any for cooking. WIsh I’d used the lot for arrangements.
    The wages of wearing no knickers when gardening are legion.

    • Ben
      November 27, 2011 @ 1:02 pm

      Ha ha ha!!!! Very drol. :) Well, there’s always next season, I’ll be growing plenty at the Higgledy Garden. Let us know how you get on.
      Thx for posting. :)