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Postcards of Kindness – Sending Happy Vibes

Postcards of Kindness

There’s a wonderful initiative called ‘Postcards of Kindness’ bringing smiles to old folk all over the UK We first came across it quite by chance at the Henley Craft Fair this August. For each Neve’s Bees sale, we give a bright and cheerful ‘Happy Vibes’ postcard. Seeing these cards, one of our customers had a […]

Flowers You Can Eat

Flowers You Can Eat

It’s surprising how many flowers you can eat!. Flowers have been used in cooking and as decorations for thousands of years adding colour, flavour, texture and of course therapeutic benefits. Today they can be found in a variety of restaurants around the world but you can also try some edible flower recipes at home. A […]

How to Create a Wildflower Meadow – Step 1

How to create a wildflower meadow

So, our journey on how to create a Wildflower Meadow begins…(thanks for BBOWT – Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust – for their help and advice on how to do this) Step one – cut the hay (and get rid of it!) Every June (normally on the Glastonbury Weekend) we have a party – Ross […]

How to Create a Wildflower Meadow – The Plan

How to create a wildflower meadow

The start of our journey for how to create a wildflower meadow… When we bought our house, it came with a field – we didn’t set out to buy a field so didn’t really have any plans! The field itself is approximately 6 acres of arable land on the edge of Oxfordshire. Since the early […]

Bee Happy Plants to Attract Bees in Summer

Bee Happy Plants to attracts bees in Sumer

Which are the best Bee Happy Plants to attract bees throughout the summer? It takes a lot of energy to produce all that honey which is why flowers providing nectar and pollen for bees are so crucial. You probably think there’s plenty of flowers during the summer for bees but actually there’s a lull in […]

Dog Walks in Oxfordshire – Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Dog Walks in Oxfordshire

If you’re one of our social media followers then it’s likely you’ve seen our gorgeous dog Bella feature in some of our posts (the picture above shows Bella with Ross (our Favoured Drone) walking the Cotswold Way). We love exploring the great outdoors with Bella and we’re lucky to have so many beautiful dog walks […]

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