In spring I love watching the beautiful Hawthorne trees, also known as Crataegus, come into bloom. Although the white flowers are delicate and lovely to look at, try to bring them into your house and you’ll quickly be repelled by the smell of rotting flesh or other unsavoury whiffs as they dry.Read more
If you’ve never used artichokes before and find the raw plant a bit intimidating (as well as prickly, ouch!) youRead more
The power of a healthy herbal habit can make a big difference in our daily lives.
People who use herbs daily are going to be more conscious of good health.
Perhaps it crossed your mind while watching acts of derring do during the Winter Olympics – what do Olympic athletesRead more
Inflammation linked to heart disease is becoming more of a reality than ever. Although it is not proven that inflammationRead more
Most of us do not realize how toxic a world we live in, or how rapidly our already toxic worldRead more
The scents of the festive season make it special and memorable. When I think of the Christmas season, I oftenRead more
The holiday season will soon be upon us with all its demands For those who want to do something different,Read more