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Spring Wildflowers and Nutscene's gardening tips!

Spring is here! And there is nothing nicer than seeing the regrowth of greenery and the flowers starting to bud. This week, Nutscene are looking into Britain's favourite wildflowers. We are also including some tips and tools so you can get the best out of your gardens over the spring period (you can thank us later!)    1. Ramsons (Allium ursinum) Ramsons (also known as wild garlic) are often seen acting like a beautiful white carpet across many forest floors throughout the UK in Spring. Often you can smell the Ramsons' perfume before you see them!  This plant prefers woodland and can often be found in the damper areas. Flowering usually takes place between April and June. Little tip: If you are going...

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The Art of Macramé and we introduce "Mac-Cramy!®"

Macramé is having a serious moment in the spot-light right now and we, at Nutscene are loving it!  Some trends are a simple flash-in-the-pan. 90s Platform shoes and the Harlem Shake spring to mind! However Macramé has a rich history that spans generations, oceans and continents.  The Nutscene team took some time to find out more...   A Brief History of Macramé It seems that there many different types and variations that all fit under the Macramé craft. Essentially Macramé is the creation of a textile through a knotting process.   Back to the Start Where did Macramé come from? Well, there seems to be some controversy as to where this craft originated from. Some sources suggest that the craft originated...

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