Image from canva.com Happy New Year everyone! How are we all doing? Now I know many of us are pleased to be in 2021, and perhaps this year we can be more eco-friendly. As the saying goes: "We don't need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly." [...]
Make you own Decorations – Dried Orange Slices.
Decorate your presents with eco-friendly options. If you are looking for craft ideas to keep you occupied over Christmas, look no further than the humble orange. These dried oranges look lovely on trees and garlands, as well as to use when wrapping gifts - and they're plastic free and smell AMAZING!! Here's how you make [...]
Easy Nature Crafts – Number 2 – Make your own Ice Lantern!
Hello everyone! How are you doing? And how are you doing really? As we continue to dance under the Covid cloud, I hope this will provide a little moment of distraction and escapism. It is literally a little light of hope. I first saw this when I was little. It was in a little Christmas [...]
An Interview with Bird’s Bees Hotels.
Hello everyone! How are we all doing? In this post I am interviewing the amazing Megan from Bird's Bees who runs a fantastic small business. Hope you enjoy. The lovely Megan and companion from Bird's Bees. Image from Bird's Bees. Hello Megan, please introduce yourself and your amazing bee friendly business. Hello everyone I'm Meg, [...]
Top 5 Natural, Eco Friendly Hand Sanitisers.
Hello everyone! I hope you are all safe and well and are feeling good. If you aren't feeling great, keep going, you don't have to feel perfect and productive everyday, so be kind to yourself. Today I want to talk to you about hand sanitisers. Now we are all using hand sanitisers so much more [...]
Growing tomatoes from supermarket fruit.
Hello again you lot! Hope you are ok! Today I am going all green-fingered! I have always wanted to grow my own veg and even fruit, but have never had the time or patience to actually do it. Plus I don't have a greenhouse, so we're limited to whatever can grow on a window sill. [...]
Good Morning all. Hope you are well. Now, it is no secret that I love my smellies. I find them a great way to relax and they help me practice self care. This is something that I think is really important, especially today. We are under so much pressure in our lives, to perform well [...]
Nature friendly companies; Nectar and Bumble.
Good Morning my lovely people! This post features an interview with the lovely Amber, founder of company Nectar and Bumble. They stock a huge range of products, all relating to bees in some way. There really is something for everyone! I shall definitely be making a purchase when I can. Bees in general are in [...]
Colt and Willow; Eco-friendly Cleaning Products.
Hello there, and welcome to another post on Foxglove and Bee. Now more than ever we are making sure our homes and places of work are thoroughly clean. But sadly, many of our modern and effective cleaning products are in plastic bottles and also contain harsh chemicals, which can be dangerous if misused. So I [...]
Hello and welcome to another of my rambles. This time I want to talk to you about my first walk along a nearby river, since lockdown began. On Sunday 7th June, it was decided that we would emerge from our cave for the last few months. With some trepidation I have to admit, we ventured [...]