Botanical Brain Balms

Botanical Brain Balms

Over the summer I was reading Botanical Brain Balms, a book by Nicolette Perry and Elaine Perry on ‘medicinal plants for memory, mood and mind’. It brings together a wealth of information on plants that can help us sleep or stay calm, ease our pain,...
Container herbs for beginners

Container herbs for beginners

Increasingly, we’re being told that we can green up our lifestyle by growing some of our own food. Articles everywhere suggest that everyone can grow a few herbs on the windowsill, but if you’ve never gardened before then that’s not as simple as it...
Alys on fresh mint in February

Alys on fresh mint in February

I loved this Instagram post from Alys Fowler so much, I just had to share 🙂 Want fresh mint? 1. Dig up some dormant mint roots, whether that some growing in the ground or a pot. Mint thrives on being divided so it’s a good thing to do anyway. 2. Choose some nice...