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Flowers Fit for a King

During his long apprenticeship as the Prince of Wales, King Charles was known to be a lover of the natural world. From organic farming to environmental issues, Charles has always made his outdoorsy interests widely known.  When the invitations to...

What is Foraging?

There was a time when all of our food was gleaned from the wild. Within the timeline of human existence, our species essentially became what it is today through foraging. The Hunter-Gatherer way of life persisted for hundreds of thousands of years;...

What To Write In A Mother’s Day Card

Card Calamity We’ve all been there. You carefully choose a beautiful card. You’ve found the perfect thing for someone special, avoiding anything too cliched or samey. Only, when you sit down to write a message, your mind goes as blank as the inside...

How To Press Your Flowers

Imagine, ten years from now, opening up your journal and a peony comes fluttering out. It brings you back, to today, and how – each time you wander past them – your arrangement brings a smile to your face. There are some moments where you want your...

How To Cut Your Stems

Your stems are sleepy. When they arrive to you, through your letterbox, they want to be as excited to see you as you are them. But it’s been 24 hours since they were plucked from the field, so they’re just feeling a little dry and lacklustre. They...