It’s official. We have become a ‘Staycation Nation’ with over half of Britons choosing to take their annual summer holiday within the UK this year and 85% of us taking an average of three short UK breaks during 2018, a recent survey has confirmed.
Elderflower season is upon us here in the UK, and the hedgerows are bursting with these fragrant flowers.
Have you ever heard of Eco Prints? Eco printing is the process of using natural plant materials such as leaves, flowers and bark to dye paper or textiles.
A couple of weekends ago I was lucky enough to be invited to a Gin Festival at the Steam Museum in Swindon. Accompanied by my brother (turns out it’s not hard to find a plus one for a gin festival!) we set out to immerse ourselves into the heady world of craft gins.
I have no idea who first came up with the notion of seed bombs, but in the last couple of years I have seen numerous mentions of them as a tool for ‘Guerrilla gardening’.