British limeflowers are ready for picking

Limeflowers, from the British Lime tree, are ripe and ready for picking just now in Scotland. Pick the flowers along with it’s attached leaf and spread out thinly on a sheet or screen to dry. Crumble or cut into smaller bits once dried. The smell is fantastic. This makes a delicious tea which is calming, especially to the heart. But be careful to mind the bees as they just love limeflowers.limeflower single limeflower1