Thyme for Nature

Create, stimulate, engage

Wildcrafting Workshops feature edutainment in foraging and creating with seasonal gems using contemporary methods with some folk magic.

Meander, breathe, observe

illustrating where and what to look for in the magical plant world with a good dose of botanical and historical information thrown in for extra sparkle.

Latest Posts

  • May mornings don’t get much better!
    We couldn’t have asked for a better morning for our herbal adventure in Daisy Nook on Saturday! We left the car park in good spirits and having started the exploration […]
  • Presentation to a local garden group
    It is always such a treat to meet a new group of people who are interested in herbs and our local flora. Last Thursday was no exception. The wealth of […]
  • Spring Green Infusions, Foot Soaks and Breathing Practice
    An outdoor sunny, social gathering with good conversation accompanied by an energising herbal infusion that lifts the spirits and refreshes the body seems a pretty perfect way to spend free […]
  • A gentle sting in the tail
    “Nettle tops eaten in the spring consume the phlegmatic superfluities in the body of man.” Nicholas Culpeper, The Complete Herbal and English Physician (1653) Spring is here, but our enthusiasm […]
  • Soothing Bitters and Gut Health
    Research about the gut-brain-mood connection both fascinating and relevant when we consider the effects gut health may have on the strength of our immune system. The gut microbiome refers to […]
  • Softly, softly, catchy monkey
    Late winter is the time to really nurture body and soul, optimising our resilience in preparation the launch of springtime. In the spirit of our soft emergence into 2022— nourished with […]
  • Bare Bones Balm
    As light levels continue to drop and gorgeous misty rain becomes more of a feature on the uplands and moorland habitats that we all enjoy so much at this time […]
  • Internal and external nurturing in the summer
      GOAT’S RUE GALEGA OFFICINALIS  Goat’s rue is native to the middle east but like many herbs, it was introduced to this country in the 16c as an important herbal […]
  • Coming slowly out of winter and hydrating inside and out
    As the light begins to return and we respond to the gradual unravelling and stretching of nature from winter hibernation, it is tempting to rush into ‘doing’ without pausing and […]
  • Creating Comfrey Infused Oil
    Comfrey symphytum officinale Comfrey was very popular in middle ages and was frequently seen in monastic gardens.  It became a herb garden staple through 1700s and 1800s. Its main documented […]