Monthly Archives: March 2017

Wild Strawberry Leaf Tea

The wild strawberry looks like a small version of the strawberry plants most people are familiar with. They grow in dry, grassy places and in open woodlands. They spread from root runners and have the same delicate white five pointed flower which develops into a scarlet berry.  They are a wonderfully pretty little plant to…

Sparrow Folklore for World Sparrow Day

The sparrow is a familiar little bird, and is widespread throughout Britain and Ireland but sadly in recent years its numbers have been in significant decline. House sparrow populations across Britain have been hit by a loss of nesting sites and food sources, particularly a lack of insects to feed their young. In rural areas,…