Plants such as holly, ivy, and mistletoe had been used in celebrations long before the advent of Christianity and the Christmas celebrations we know today. Evergreens were used to ward off evil spirits and celebrate new growth during the Winter Solstice Festival as early as ancient times.
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One of Britain’s most enchanting flower attractions is the Alnwick Garden. It stretches over 42 acres of land and is filled with brightly coloured plants, breathtaking fountains, and stunning topiaries. Visitors from all over the world come to visit this green heaven throughout the year. However, deep within the Alnwick’s boundaries, there are prisoners held […]
Powerhouse of medicine and flavour, herbs can easily give pizzazz to the simplest of dishes. And although we know you probably don’t need any more reasons to love them, we just can’t get tired of spelling out why they’re indispensable to your garden and home.
These days, we all look for a good way to refresh ourselves and fresh, home-made drinks are the perfect thing to do so. Especially if we can make something that includes the fruits of our labour in the garden. It’s so pleasing to make something on your own and not buy it, right? It’s also […]
There are many great flavours which can be borrowed from the wild. The habit of using edible wild plants dates back thousands of years. Adding wild plants to your food can be a nice way to enhance it with new textures and colours—wild edibles are used in salads, as garnish for desserts or as […]