There is an old saying “when gorse is out of bloom, kissing is out of fashion”, as it seems the plant is thought to be always in bloom. No matter… Read more »

Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushroom

These mushrooms might sound quite familiar, as they are readily available in the supermarket aisles, often included as part of the misleading ‘wild mushrooms’ packets. However, the truly wild species… Read more »


A very welcome sight after a hard winter, forsythia is often one of the first blooming deciduous shrubs, bursting into bright yellow overnight to then lose its bloom two weeks… Read more »