Apple heaven

Our apple trees are still establishing, just a few of our own – but we have also been given apples that just needed to be used, a mix of sharp eating and cooking ones. So here are some suggestions for excess apples based on what we did this autumn. Dried Apple...

Harvest festival

Harvest Fair at Branscombe This weekend, the Medicinal Forest Garden Trust has a stall at the Branscombe Harvest Fair, 12-4 on Saturday 17th September 2016. We will have our plant quiz, details of herbal medicine education and practitioners, Holt Wood Herbs products...

The wonder of pillowcases

Recently, talking with visitors to Holt Wood about harvesting herbs, I found myself once again extolling the wonders of pillowcases. You might think this odd. Actually, there is no limit to the usefulness of pillowcases and I think they are an essential piece of...