17th August 2017

the summer orchard

Dorothy Una Ratcliffe lived at Acorn Bank. I her verse sounds familiar, you have reached the peak of the orchard calendar. Even if you just have one tree...
17th August 2017

Stop dreaming… start travelling

16th June 2017
Herb Garden at Acorn Bank

Why have a Herb Garden?

We all like a bit of mint with our roast lamb, or parsley in a fish pie. For most people, some culinary herbs on a windowsill or perhaps even growing in a potager outside the kitchen door, is plenty. Father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”.