“Bee”sotted with Bees

This post is the third and final guest post from one of the guest tutors on the rewilding apprenticeship I am running this summer. This entry is from the lovely Brigit Strawbridge. I first met Brigit a short while after she wrote a fabulous review for my first book The Medicine Garden back in early 2010. Brigit […]

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Tropical Fruit on the Branch

As much as possible I love to grow my own food, that which I do not manage to grow myself I like to at least source from local producers. This leaves me eating fresh fruit and veggies grown within my local climatic conditions. So when I take a trip I always delight in the different […]

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Why I Love Rain

Let me qualify the title of this post, or perhaps just add “in moderation”! I don’t love it when it rains for days on end, when the sky is battleship grey and everything is damp, in that sense I am the same as most other people. However, every now and then, I do so love a […]

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Make Rooting Hormone From Willow

I have two beautiful lavenders by my front door which I have decided to take some cuttings from. To give them the best start in life I decided to make a rooting hormone for cuttings from willow. It is so simple, and an incredibly sustainable, organic, permaculture, environment friendly way to encourage cuttings to root. […]

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Stinging Nettles & Raised Beds

Well I am in a fabulous mood right now as I have just charged up with a delicious fresh nettle infusion. I had forgotten how tasty stinging nettle is when fresh, it is nothing like the taste of a shop bought nettle tea bag I can assure you. It is really simple to make, for every […]

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