Late Spring is the ideal time to give your container plants a bit of a makeover, for the plants and for us enjoying the plants. A change in feeding regime, attention to moisture, experimenting with placement, and looking out for pests will ensure tougher plants that have what they need… Read more »
Category: Craft Something
Craft something beautiful with local BC floral artist, Christine de Beer! Weekly plant-based designs that anyone can make at home ????
Coppicing is a traditional woodland craft technique of pruning various trees such as hazel, willow or dogwood, at ground level. This encourages the plant to grow vigorous and colourful new shoots from the stump or ‘stool’. These flexible and long stems are ideal to be manipulated for crafts like basket… Read more »
Spring equinox has long been celebrated as a time of renewal and new beginnings. The sights and smells of spring are everywhere and the last frost date (on average) is about a week from now. It is the perfect time to grow something new… like a new hobby, perhaps? In… Read more »
During lockdown many people described growing something, or even expanding on the something they were already growing, as a lifeline. For Christine de Beer it was also a “creative line” and she has been inspiring others to craft along to discover the creative potential of plants.