Art, Grow, Make, nature, Storytelling

The Faraway Forest is Stirring

With just a week and a day to go before a huge influx of humans arrives at Henham Park for Latitude Festival, the faerie folk are putting the finishing touches to the Faraway Forest – and enjoying some entertainment of their own. The witches have arrived in their eggshell boats. They’re currently invisible – a habit […]

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Art, Eat, Gift, Grow, Make, nature, Storytelling

365 Ways to Go 365 Days Wild

Now that 30 Days Wild is over, some people are returning to their normal lives. However, others have become as hooked on nature as I am, and have decided they don’t want to stop. I felt that way last year, and spent a lot more time connecting with nature from June 2016 onwards as a […]

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Grow, nature

30 Days Wild: Days 9-12

Days 10-12 of 30 Days Wild have been so busy with random acts of wildness that I’ve been too busy to post. I’ve had so much going on that I’ve had to look through my photos to check exactly what I’ve been up to. This has included: Nature Crafting Making a 3D collage using flowers […]

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nature

Celebrate #30DaysWild This June

The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging people to interact with nature every day this June for #30DaysWild. Their website and app are full of ideas, and no matter where you live, there are ways to connect with nature, from planting a tree to making seed-bombs, growing your own fruit and veg to putting out food for […]

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Grow

Spring into action

Spring is, fairly obviously, the time when most gardening kicks off. If you’re gardening outdoors, late February and March are about digging the soil, mixing it with manure, compost or whatever else you need to make it fertile, chopping back any annoying plants, getting your seedlings in and ‘chitting’ your potatoes (of which more at […]

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Grow

Discount veg plants from Urban Allotments

The lovely people at Urban Allotments have set up a special offer on all veg plants today, including the rainbow chard pictured above, and some interesting-looking wooden beetroot plugs (I hate beetroot but wooden plugs are an interesting concept). Get 25% off by quoting the code UA010 at the check out – perfect for getting […]

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