From the sprouting of seeds to the blooming of flowers or the falling of leaves, many of us are in such a rush through life that we seldom stop and smell the roses, as the saying goes.
This week we are taking a look at one of my favourite trees ~ Salix (Willow). Blossoming in spring, willow is a great plant both aesthetically, for human use and as part of a wildlife garden.
We're back to edible plants this week with the delightfully delicate Foeniculum vulgare (fennel)!
Surely no one can deny that after walking through a wonderful old forest or even just your local country park you feel more relaxed, less stressed and happier! More and more research is being done into the therapeutic benefits of connecting with nature, trees and even gardening. This connection to the natural world is one … Continue reading Therapy of trees, nature, and gardening