Health Tips

Herbal Teas: add to your smoothies by Jill Davies

Herbal tea drinking is a great trend that is ever increasing and this alone can really help our plate diversity endeavours. We can also extend our repertoire to adding herb powders into smoothies. Just one great choice that springs to mind is Ginkgo powder (1/2 to 1...

Planting out seedlings…

Frosts should be over by now and second batch seedlings can go out. Don’t forget a few organic slug pellets.

Wild plants for spring salads

Look for young nettles for juicing and the first fresh dandelion leaves to add to salads. Both these are good springtime cleansers. Also the young garlic plants will be scenting the damp stream banks and shady woodlands. Again for salads and for a digestive tonic....

Preparing the spring vegetable bed…

The veg bed is tucked up under a thick layer of compost topped with cardboard. The soil will warm up over the next couple of months and in theory be ready for young plants, but it is such heavy wet clay here, I will leave it quite a lot longer...

A spring clean for your digestive system

Spring equinox in late March is the time for an internal clear out, as I remind you every year. Start now by cutting right back now on carb and fat comfort foods, and spend a few weeks focusing on getting thoroughly well hydrated.

Echinacea by Jill Davies…

Using Echinacea by Jill Davies. Read the health tip... https://mailchi.mp/herbs-hands-healing/why-we-value-echinacea-so-much