Conkers-who can resist

Despite the horse chestnut tree’s relative recent arrival in our lands, it has accumulated a certain degree of folklore to it aside from the game of conkers.

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

The Hedgewitch (Hagwychia variegata)

The Hedgewitch is very common in Britain these days, though it was once thought to be on the verge of extinction in most places due to government suppression.

Little Wisdoms

Keepers of this Blessed Garden – love this Earth that is your home. Do not forsake me – my children – remember why you are here.-Author unknown   Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – A.A. Milne