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Whilst living in London I look for ways to live with a greenspirit in an urban environment. Finding connection with the heart beat of our planet is hard in a city, but as a transplanted country girl I constantly look for ways to reconnect.

I write about how to garden, celebrate the wheel of the year, use essential oils and make earth crafts in an urban environment.

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  • Discover Different Kinds Of Poppies
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    Discover Different Kinds Of Poppies

    2 years ago

    Following the beautiful and fleeting poppy flower around the world

  • Easy Green Bean And Marrow Chutney
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    Easy Green Bean And Marrow Chutney

    2 years ago

    A tried and tested Green Bean Chutney recipe that is easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious. A great use for the glut of vegetables that occurs at the end of summer.

  • Birds Nests Crafts: Make Birds Nests
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    Birds Nests Crafts: Make Birds Nests

    3 years ago

    Welcome to my birds nests crafts page. I want to show you how easy it is to make really attractive birds nest decorations at any time of the year. So in this article I'm working my way through the seasons making birds...

  • Decorative Birds Nests
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    Decorative Birds Nests

    3 years ago

    Decorating with birds nests gets ever more popular. As interest has grown in this craft, the artistry of ready decorated nests has reached new heights. At the same time, the range of birds nest craft materials available...

  • Ten Great Books About Essential Oils
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    Ten Great Books About Essential Oils

    2 years ago

    Anyone wanting to buy a book about essential oils soon finds that there are thousands of books on the subject. It can be overwhelming and confusing because most of the books, however well packaged, repeat the same...

  • Make Essential Oils At Home
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    Make Essential Oils At Home

    2 years ago

    If you want to make essential oils at home, the simplest way to do it is to buy an essential oil distilling kit. They aren't difficult to use; in fact they make it surprisingly easy, and the essential oil and hydrosol...

  • The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
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    The Four Seasons by Vivaldi

    2 years ago

    It's an extraordinary fact; the modern world nearly didn't get to hear The Four Seasons by Vivaldi. Although hugely popular in his time, Antonio Vivaldi's work fell out of fashion after his death in 1741. For nearly...

  • Where To Grow Lavender
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    Where To Grow Lavender

    2 years ago

    Knowing where to grow your lavender is the key to achieving that summer magic. It's easy if you know how.

  • The Art Of Topiary: Get Inspired
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    The Art Of Topiary: Get Inspired

    3 years ago

    Topiary art is one of the most creative and calming things you can do in a garden. Clip a shrub into a shape. It doesn't matter what shape; any shape is fine, just so long as it gives you pleasure and doesn't offend the...

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