Urban Biodiversity

Although we mainly refer to our patch out the back as a herb garden, it often feels more like a nature reserve, even though it’s on the edge of Cork city centre. The garden attracts a surprising variety of wildlife, Read more...

Burdock ~ a Prime Detox Herb

  Arctium lappa, commonly known as burdock, is rare in the wild in  Ireland, though is more common across much of Europe. Depending on location, burdock grows up to six feet tall, with broad heart-shaped leaves that can be up Read more...

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Lemon Balm

After the harsh winter and the summer-that-never-was, it’s so wonderful to get a few warm sunny days recently, and see the plants in our herb garden bursting out. Hopefully we’ll have an Indian summer to look forward to over the Read more...

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