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  • 28 Apr 2015

    Celebrate Beltane with Hawthorn

    Hawthorn is synonymous with May and is steeped in magic and mystery - Lucy Corkhill uncovers the folk lore and legend of this hedgerow plant that traditionally comes into blossom at Beltane. […] more

  • 24 Apr 2015

    Free Beauty Treat when you subscribe

    You’ll get a FREE cleanser, worth £18 when you subscribe to the magazine for yourself or a friend. REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE: You become part of a supportive community, The magazine helps you be the best parent you can be, You receive plenty of money saving advice, You can read articles that’ll change your life, You’ll feel supported on those tough days when nothing’s going right, You get the pleasure of a regular treat just for you, You’ll be sent a skincare gift as a thank you! […] more

  • 20 Apr 2015

    10 ways to take action on Earth Day

    Launched on 22nd April 1970, Earth Day is an annual global call to arms to save our planet. With a focus on education, the day aims to raise awareness of the problems facing our world and what we can do about them. When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, it was a watershed moment for the modern environmental movement. Before that, there was a distinct lack of interest and engagement with the reality of pollution and how it was harming our planet, as massive industry enjoyed the spoils of success. […] more

  • 19 Apr 2015

    10 celebrations for Earth Day

    Earth Day is a day for giving back to Mother Earth. It is a chance to pause and take stock of all the wondrous gifts we often take for granted, the most obvious being, of course, life itself! Today is the perfect opportunity to get outside with your kids and celebrate the natural world around you. […] more

  • 4 Apr 2015

    Five ways that gardening is educational

    Spring is a great time to get little ones enthused about gardening. There’s something so magical about the first shoots peeping out of the soil and then steadily growing into a healthy plant. Gardening offers education in all areas of the curriculum, from measuring seed spacing and counting seeds (maths), to assessing growing conditions (science), to reading the seed packets and writing labels (English), to finding out about traditional crops that grow well in your area (History), to sketching out a map of your plot on graph paper (Geography). Throw in a bit of Latin for the plant names and you really have a complete educational experience! National Gardening Week takes place from 13-19th April. […] more

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