Not Just A Garden

My garden is a place where dreams, memories and hopes are woven together in the language of flowers

Valerian Folklore

Valerian has been described as the perfect herbal tranquilizer and was used for this purpose in the First World War to treat soldiers suffering from shell-shock


Most of us can recall plucking a dandelion from the ground and making a wish as we blew away the seeds, watching them scatter away in the wind.

“The Daisy Chain”

I love the folklore and stories behind flowers here is a little about the daisy. The word daisy comes from “eye of the day” because its flower opens at dawn and closes at dusk. And folklore says they will shut when bad weather is coming. Steeped in magic, the daisy is associated with the sun,…