Journal

The fleeting month of May…

As I left the house this morning, I noticed the dog rose has started to flower. It scrambles determinedly through our thick front hedge, and every year it provides a little haven for the bees and the butterflies who adore it, as do I. The flowers are so fragile and delicate, a pale creamy, pink… Continue reading The fleeting month of May…

Apothecary · Journal

Drying Herbs for Infused Oils

I can sometimes find the world of growing and making your own natural products a little overwhelming and complex, so I really wanted to share what I believe is the very easiest and best way to start. And that is growing and drying some herbs, and then infusing them in oil. It is a simple, lovely… Continue reading Drying Herbs for Infused Oils