This project is a really good way to get you looking at leaves properly; their shape, thickness, colour and most importantly their structure and texture.
Wild Teasels (Dipsacus fullonum) are a wild flowering plant, characterised by their extremely prickly stems and leaves, and their wonderful seed heads.
Every year we forage for sloes to make sloe gin. Sloes are the fruit of the Blackthorn shrub (Prunus Spinosa), which is native to Europe, Western Asia and parts of North Africa, and has been introduced to other parts of the world.
Foraging outside for items to craft with is a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. Not only does it get you out in the fresh air, exploring the natural world around you, but nature also provides many wonderful, free resources with which to create.
In this simple tutorial we show you how to weave a beautiful, rustic wreath with sticks from our Weeping Willow tree.
Although a Pavlova is fabulous at any time of the year, it is a particular favourite of ours paired with summer berries. They are not difficult to make, providing you follow a few simple rules, and they really do make a stunning and delicious dessert.
The Cotswolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that runs through five counties – Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. It is characterised by it's rolling hills, grassland habitat, and quaint villages built out of honey-coloured stone.
Everyone we know loves Jelly. From birthday parties to sherry trifles, it makes a fabulous dessert. Most of us have made the shop bought version, but have you ever thought about making your own?