Autumn in the Woods

Autumn in the Woods

Autumn in the Woods I love autumn. I love the smell, the colours of the leaves, the way the light falls. There is a lovely smell in the air which reminds me of bonfires and wet leaves. What I really love is watching squirrels rushing around gathering nuts, they really...
July in the woods

July in the woods

July in the woods It is well into summer now and we are returning to some semblance of normality and the foraging course I booked for July is running. Hurray! This time we were on the seashore rather than in a wood. It was a beautiful sunny day; the beach was packed...
June in the Woods

June in the Woods

June in the Woods June is a green and luscious time in the woods. Plants are really starting to grow. This June has had very mixed weather. As lock down is slowly eased there have been some beautiful sunny days but also lots of rain – which is great for plants. My...
May in the Woods

May in the Woods

May in the Woods May is my favourite month of the year, but this year as it has been so warm early in April some of the May flowers are already over. The weather has been amazing this spring but as we have been in lockdown here in the UK the opportunity to visit...
April in the Woods

April in the Woods

​Into the Woods April The weather this April has been amazing. Unfortunately, we are all still on lockdown in the UK so are limited in travelling so have to go into our gardens or walk locally to appreciate the warmth and the sun!  Fortunately, you don’t have to go...
Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics I love this time of year. Leaves are in bud on the trees and the woodland and meadow plants are just starting to come up. Before long the floor will be overgrown with  ivy, brambles and ferns but for just a few weeks spring flowers are in bloom and the...