Easy ways to help YOUR planet

  Eco anxiety was always a big worry of mine. Palm oil and what is happening in the rainforest are terrifying. It really made me realise ‘The Power of One’. How even just you or your family by making a conscious effort can make a difference.   Here in Meadows we use as little plastic … Read more

Everything you need to know about Nettle foraging

We all know Nettles sting, we’ve been stung as a child or even our children have been stung at some point. BUT, did you know that foraging nettle leaves has many benefits? Although mostly Known as a “stinging plant”, nettle also has amazing powers when foraged correctly. ⠀ ⠀ Nettle leaves are actually full of … Read more

Everything you need to know about SPF

SPF, Sunscreen, Sunblock, Suncream whatever it is you like to call it. We all know what it is but, do you know how important it is? This time of year people are really looking for information on sunscreen. There is such a huge rang out there and it can be confusing.   Did you know? … Read more

Why you shouldn’t use essential oils on newborns

Is there anything better than the intoxicating smell of your newborn, or anyone’s newborn for the matter?! Did you know that, the smell of your baby and the smell of you to your baby actually has a science behind it? Scientists have learned that in new mothers, the body odour of newborns activates the centres of the brain that … Read more

What do you really know about Essential Oils?

Most of you will be familiar with essential oils. Lavender is for relaxation and sleep and tea tree for a breakout or head lice?   But, did you know that essential oils actually have an array of uses? Most essentials oils are beneficial to have around the house or in your first aid kit for … Read more