Sea Buckthorn | King of Superfoods | Plus A Delicious Recipe

Seabuckthorn This wee orange wonder is a powerhouse of antioxidants and vitamins, putting all other berries to shame. Which is why it confidently grabs the superfood crown from all the other, equally delicious autumn berries. Before you read on, if you haven’t done so already, then don’t forget to subscribe. Why a superfood you may […]

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Elderflower Cordial Recipe | In 5 Easy Steps

May blossoms have arrived! So let’s get started with this easy, elderflower cordial recipe. Want to find out more about this tree and try out a rather cheeky elderflower champagne recipe? Then look no further than this, Elderflower Champagne – In 5 Easy Steps. Or perhaps this, How to Use and Identify Elderflowers. Still not […]

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Claytonia Perfoliata ¦ Winter Purslane ¦ Miner’s Lettuce

Miners Lettuce Well, hello there! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve been neglecting you, and I’m feeling a tad guilty about that. But, unfortunately, life got in the way for a few months, what with our house refurbishment, Christmas, illnesses, etc. Caber and I have only just got out and about again on our […]

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Blackberries – Recipes | Remedies | Folklore

Hello and welcome to my post on the bodacious blackberry (Rubus fruticosus), also known as a bramble, and a member of the rose family. I have to admit that this delicious berry has an abundance of remarkable properties that surprised me. However, now that I know that bit more, it would be selfish of me […]

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Horse Chestnut Tree |15 Facts & 2 Household Recipes

Horse Chestnut Tree – (Aesculus hippocastanum) Hands up if you remember playing “conkers” when you were younger! I know you can’t see it, but I’m frantically waving mine in the air at the moment! Do today’s kids even bother with this great game anymore? I certainly hope so! I have fab memories of playing conkers which, […]

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Beech Trees – 25 Facts & An Easy to Make Noyau Recipe

Beech Tree (Fagus sylvatica) On my recent woodland walks with Caber, I couldn’t help but notice the large beech tree canopies. Mostly because their heavy, fruit-laden branches dangled their tantalising husks in my face! They might not be ready to open and fall yet but it doesn’t stop them flirting with me as I walk […]

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NATURAL REMEDIES | MY TOP 4 FOR A SURVIVAL SITUATION

Natural Remedies Although it’s become incredibly popular of late, there’s nothing new about the concept of leading a holistic lifestyle.  After all, along with natural remedies, these practices have been around for thousands of years. And, for those of you who don’t know what a holistic lifestyle is, it’s a means of living your life […]

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