Nature Connection with Becky Cole
The Garden Apothecary
The Garden Apothecary is my first book, published this spring with Hardie Grant. When I initially brewed up the idea for this book I had a vision of enabling people to create their own abundant home apothecaries, filling kitchen shelves with jars of powerful herbs using plants grown in their gardens, wild spaces or window boxes. From aromatic teas to potent tinctures I’ve covered a wide array of herbalist techniques alongside my favourite cornerstone recipes that will create the backbone of your herbal apothecary and can be adapted with the ebb and flow of the seasons.
Veg Plot Tour-No Dig Methods
Foraging Walk-Hedgerow Remedies
Seasonal Folk Herbalism
Nature Connection Club
For the summer herbal apothecary, there’s lots of work to be done, a plethora of harvests to complete and process, medicine to make and share-a season of activity and busyness! To counteract the fire and energy of summer I like to look to remedies that cool, calm and...
With the nights being so balmy and enjoyable what better time could it be to do some moon-gazing? Most human beings have never been so detached from nature and its rhythms and in particular with the night sky. When night falls we draw the curtains and log into our...
A dream pillow can be a magical way of encouraging better sleep and less nightmares. It’s a lovely thing to slowly make by hand during the abundant and light season of summer, ready for use in autumn and winter or to give as a gift. You can use many different herbs in...