Review: Dream Matcha

Review: Dream Matcha

I can’t decide how I feel about Matcha. On the one hand, it’s a fun plant product with a lot of history and ritual, and on top of that it’s supposed to be healthy. When you open the packet you’re confronted with a lovely jade green powder, packed with possibilities....
Tendrils: 160204

Tendrils: 160204

Welcome to Tendrils! This is your weekly round-up of plant-related internet goodness, published in time for a weekend of delightful reading. We saw our first daffodils this week, growing outside the local garden centre. This isn’t one of them – I haven’t been snapping...
Tendrils: 160129

Tendrils: 160129

Tea has been on my mind this week, so pop the kettle on and make yourself a brew and sit down for a tea-themed edition of Tendrils 🙂 A couple of weeks ago, James Wong was talking about growing chamomile from tea bags, which might be a fun project if you’ve got some...
Loose tea

Loose tea

In the Telegraph yesterday, scientist Ken Thompson was talking about why tea bags will help your garden. It’s about composting, and the nutrients they return to the soil, and as you know I’m a big fan of composting. However, he says this: So that the bag will seal...
Tendrils: 160122

Tendrils: 160122

The internet has been alive with fantastic foraging goodies this week. We shouldn’t be surprised, since we already know that it’s good to forage in the winter, but it seems like the plant people have gone wildcraft crazy this week 😉 Perhaps people are just pining for...
Time for a tea break

Time for a tea break

A study of 2,000 British workers, commissioned by Tetley, has discovered that 44% are ‘too busy’ to stop for a tea break at work. A British institution is at risk! (And so is our health.) They’d like to encourage us all to take the time to make a brew at least once a...

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