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Where Can I See Snowdrops?

The start to the year can seem a little bleak, given summer is but a distant thought coupled with the inevitable days of endless rain. Thank heavens for snowdrops – they are usually the first perennials to pop up and end the monotony of an otherwise hibernating landscape.   Snow far .. The botanical name…

Red Wines by the Fire

Despite spring being little more than a month away, the winter weather seems to be a permanent fixture at the moment. What better way to forget the rain at night than by closing the curtains, cosying up to a roaring fire and enjoying a rather nice glass of red wine – very hygge and perfect…

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue

What’s The Language Of Flowers? Read On, We’ll Tell You. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s always one of the busiest times of the year for florists. Roses are the traditional choice of flowers to send to your loved one. But why is this and do different coloured roses mean different things?…

If You Go Down to The Woods in January

There’s always something that needs doing when it comes to Certainly Wood’s world of woodland management. This week we take a look at the tasks in hand, as well as what’s going on in the woods this month from a wildlife perspective. This is a busy time of year when it comes to creating new…

What’s in the cards?

A good game of cards by a roaring fire is a Christmas ‘must’ for many families that seems to have been carried into January this year within ours.     Whilst losing yet another hand of Whist the other night, I tried diversionary tactics by turning the discussion to the four suits found in a…

All That Glitters

Continuing our regular look at local businesses, Certainly Wood paid a visit to the lovely ladies at Henryka, an Aladdin’s cave of jewellery that draws much of its inspiration from nature. As well as selling online, they have a shop in the heart of Hereford. PR Manager Karen Amos takes up the story: How did…