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What to do if your plant loses its colour

What to do if your plant loses its colour

Variegated or coloured leaves are beautiful. But what could be causing them to turn yellow, change colour or fade? Find out in our first post by Mama Botanica.

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Classic summer cocktails with a herby twist

Classic summer cocktails with a herby twist

Make more of herbs this summer with our herby cocktail recipes! A twist on some old favourites and voila! - a run-of-the-mill BBQ turns glam!

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Forest Bathing? A walk in the park!

Forest Bathing? A walk in the park!

Forest Bathing - an odd sounding pastime, but a simple, relaxing one, that we should all incorporate into our busy lives. It's about bathing your senses in nature, so keep your clothes on and surround yourself with greenery!

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The act of giving plants

The act of giving plants

Always wondered why we give flowers and plants as gifts? Read our blog by counsellor Annabelle Hird 'The act of giving plants' to find out why giving a green buddy is a great idea.

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Growing Plants and Ourselves

Growing Plants and Ourselves

Growing Plants and OurselvesBy Annabelle Hird, MBACP, Gestalt Therapist. When was the last time you made something, fixed something or grew something just for the sheer pleasure of it? For many of us the way in which we work and live means that the sense of satisfaction you get from creating something probably ceases to be a regular part of our lives once childhood is over. That is such a loss. Huge numbers of people who struggle with mental health issues report gardening as a way of managing their difficult feelings and generally cheering them up, and it really is no...

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