HARVEST YOUR HERBS FOR WINTER

HARVEST YOUR HERBS FOR WINTER

My favourite way to enjoy some of the herbs from my garden is in a tea/infusion.  There’s something special about picking fresh leaves and making tea with them. They can help our wellness with their therapeutic benefits. Annual, summer-loving herbs are generally...
IMMUNE SUPPORT

IMMUNE SUPPORT

HERBAL + AROMATHERAPY REMEDIES Giving your body extra support against illness through the use of gentle yet effective herbs is one of the ways to prepare yourself for winter and the cold and flu season.      With this in mind I’ve been busy prepping at home....
BOTANICAL SUGAR BODY SCRUB

BOTANICAL SUGAR BODY SCRUB

This botanical sugar body scrub is so easy and quick to make. The only time-consuming part is drying the lavender blossom and rosemary leaves.  If you prefer, you don’t have to dry the herbs but it does help with the life expectancy of the scrub as you are not...
PEPPERMINT’S VIRTUES

PEPPERMINT’S VIRTUES

PEPPERMINT MENTHA X PIPERITA I always make sure I have a good supply of peppermint herb in my garden.   You only have to pick a leaf and roll it between your fingers to receive a sweet minty aromatic hit.  And when you take a nibble on a peppermint leaf you get...
Lemon Balm Notes + Ritual

Lemon Balm Notes + Ritual

“The Elixir of Life” – Paracelsus This spring, lemon balm is a herb that I’m particularly enjoying having in my garden. It is this time of year when she really becomes vibrant again, and with it being a busy time of year it is when her calming and sunny medicine is...