Category Archives: March

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…

Primrose – Darling of Spring

Primroses are found throughout Britain, but sadly like many of our native wildflowers are becoming more and more rare. In the wild they grow under hedges, on banks, on railway embankments and at the edges of woodland. Like many of the early Spring woodland flowers they take advantage of the not yet formed canopy of…

The Magic of Trees

A basic guide to the magical qualities of common trees…..I do not think there are many more magical things than walking through a woodland, finding a natural wood tunnel, the smell, the quality of light and the sense of something old and otherworldly…. Apple Tree – A happy edition to any garden, but you will…