Starting the year with a flower?

At the start of the new year there is always a rage about “new beginnings”. Out with the old. In with the new. But last week I was listening to the radio and the presenter was asking, not about what new things you would like to start in 2017, but what good things started in…

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12 Herbs of Christmas

The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy herbs and there are so many delightful opportunities to use them in baking, cooking as well as medicinally. When thinking about Christmas and the birth of Jesus, there is quite literally no way to avoid the fact that herbs are involved. Gold, frankincense and myrrh are deeply…

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