The annual cycles of plants growing up then dying back, rising and falling, is determined by the sun drawing the plants upwards...

Our demand has overwhelmed our supply...

For many years now our bread and butter has derived from selling wild ingredients - mostly plants - to restaurants.

In France it's mirepoix, in Italy soffritto and in Germany Suppengrün but what is it called here in Britain?

Fecundance? Is that a word? My spell checker said no - but I just added it to my dictionary