Newsletters

Newsletter – June & July 2016

Newsletter – June & July 2016

Baby, it’s cold outside! But you know what – some plants (fruits) really need that chill, and it is actually good for pest control too! So snuggle up with a hot cup of herbal tea and read through this month’s newsletter which delves into a […]

Newsletter – May 2016

Newsletter – May 2016

We are revisiting herbs that can support your immune function in this month’s newsletter, as well as a few recipes for cold and flu home herbal remedies. Enjoy! May 2016

Newsletter – March 2016

Newsletter – March 2016

Ever wondered which vitamins and minerals are abundant in your herbs? Read more about this, as well as the ancient art of sending messages with the hidden meaning of flowers, and for fun, some “naughty” names in the world of botany. Enjoy! March 2016

Newsletter – January 2016

Newsletter – January 2016

International Herb of the Year for 2016 is Capsicum, including sweet (bell) and hot (chilli) peppers. One of my favourites in the garden, and with a surprising array of health benefits, and uses – learn more about capsicums in this month’s newsletter. January 2016

Newsletter – December 2015

Newsletter – December 2015

With heat and ripening crops, come pests and diseases – read our December newsletter to find out if there are any natural disease and pest control methods you could use to help in your garden. Also, a small feature on Herbs for Festive Holidays! Enjoy […]

Newsletter – November 2015

Newsletter – November 2015

Ever wondered about the best way to sow seeds? Read this newsletter for guidance on some good practices around propagating by seed. And a lovely section on all sorts of interesting leafy herbal greens to add to your summer salads. Enjoy! November 2015

Newsletter – October 2015

Newsletter – October 2015

Getting busy in the garden through spring, you may need to pamper your skin with some calendula salve – a recipe in this newsletter, as well as a lot of information on companion planting! Enjoy! October 2015

Newsletter – September 2015

Newsletter – September 2015

Welcome to a full Spring newsletter – what to do in the garden, what to plant for the bees, herb spiral garden designs, and ideas on how to make a herbal enfleurage. Enjoy! September 2015  

Newsletter – July 2015

Newsletter – July 2015

A whole newsletter dedicated to wonder spice – Turmeric! Learn why its good, how to grow it, and lots of recipes on how to use it: July 2015

Newsletter – June 2015

Newsletter – June 2015

World Environment Day and New Zealand’s National Arbour Day this month gives this month’s newsletter the theme of Herbal Trees! Enjoy learning about some great herbal trees, including some natives. June 2015