Summer

Focus on Fennel

Sweet Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare What a wonderfully weird plant Fennel is.  It’s feathery delicate foliage adds texture and hight to your herb garden, with tiny yellow flowers in umbrella like clusters. Which create a perfect pillow of nectar to entice pollinators in abundance, especially bees, hornets and hoverfly’s, who love the pollen these little flowers provide. . Culinery Herb Fennel flowers, seeds and leaf are edible, commonly used with… Read More »Focus on Fennel

A Truly Essential – July

“So you want to be different, just be yourself” Val Preston Calm Before the Storm The first week of July as been quite relaxing and calm. I have restocked my skincare and waxing supplies. Preparing myself for what lies a head, only two weeks until the schools break for summer and the holiday which is a very busy period for Truly Essential. Preparation & Protection Two great pieces of skincare… Read More »A Truly Essential – July
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A Truly Essential – June

“Don’t give up or give in, just find a way.” Val Preston. Tai Chi The month started strong with two Tai Chi classes, I am supporting local Tia Chi instructors Phil and Helen of HunTun Tai Chi. Extra help for them and valuable teaching experience for me. Group for Business, Community and the Individual How about this for a Facebook group Give Back to Nature I decided to create it… Read More »A Truly Essential – June