Spring garden in blossom

Don't over do it!

If you’re cooped up at home and have a garden, I don’t blame you for thinking about tidying and getting out the strimmer and hedge trimmer. You’ll want to give the whole outdoor space a spruce-up…

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Looe Island Nature Highlights

I'm Claire, and Looe Island is my home in the summer months. I'm a nature warden on this extra-special nature reserve, owned by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, along with my partner Jon, some…

Oregano and margoram

Helpful, healing herbs

Herbs have grown in wild places for millennia, often thriving where other plants struggle to get a foothold. There is surely a herb for every home in Cornwall (windowsills and doorsteps included…