Out in nature

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 17:00

Shinrin-yoku: Forest Bathing

In 1982, Japan launched a national health programme called ‘forest bathing’ or ‘shinrin-yoku’ which means spending more time around trees. No jogging, no workouts just simply spending time amongst trees. It is not just about the fresh air but also…
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 10:36

Spot the Ladybird difference

As one of Britain’s best loved & colourful group of insects, ladybirds are currently hibernating. Typically different species will usually hibernate in different places  but unusually in this photo you can see they have all grouped together hibernating inside an…
Friday, 09 February 2018 13:14

Advent of Spring with Snowdrops in bloom?

It is always exciting to see the snowdrops pushing through the ground. With the lengthening of afternoon - hurrah - it is prefect to have brisk, sunny walks around Golden Grove. There are some great footpaths which we supply maps…