Living Wall: Installation

It’s alive! So this weekend was the weekend to install the first bit of the living wall. The last planting pockets are still on their way to roost. Okay let’s start with the frame. Tip: if you buy the textile planting pockets (don’t install the frame before they arrive) despite specifications they are between 1-2…

Living Wall—Planning Stage

This is the first post about building an outdoor living wall. The conditions are less than favorable: West facing in Scotland…This is phase one planning, costing, and taking herbal headcounts

Herbal Extracts

Do you have wonderfully scented roses in your garden, sumptuous lavender or spicy thyme? Why not trying to make some herbal extracts, to use in relaxing baths, for massages or as seasoning? For cosmetic use I suggest almond or olive oil as a base, for the kitchen olive oil or sunflower oil.      …