From moon-planting to knitting: 5 plant-themed books to buy now!

With Christmas on the way, this is a great time to review the hottest horticultural books of the moment! There are titles for everyone; from crafts that beat the winter blues to seasonal snacking and moon planting! Here’s my look at 5 of the hottest books right now! Find even more here. Making Winter by…

How autumn became my favourite season of all!

My favourite choice of season used to somewhat predictable… as I’d wistfully recount sunny days, lazing on the beach, enjoying the warm temperatures. But, actually, autumn has slowly crept into my affections, and my skin rather enjoys the crisp, cool ambient temperatures, offset by warm sunbeams. There’s something about that really fresh air that clears the mind…

How to 3D carve your own pumpkin!

A trip to the pumpkin patch has become an annual event, being scribbled onto the calendar alongside the December Christmas Tree hunt, and June strawberry picking trip! But once you’ve got your pumpkin, what will you carve? Why not try something a little more ambitious this year? Expert 3D pumpkin carver, Simon McMinnis, has put…