From February, 2017

If You Go Down to The Woods in Late February & Early March

Is there a hint of spring in the air? We’re getting the sense the sap is starting to rise here at Certainly Wood. This week, we’re taking a peek at what’s going on in the way of woodland management in late February and early March, as well as looking at what Mother Nature is up…

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?…