A Seasonal Year: Spring

A Seasonal Year: Spring

Welcome to spring!

 

Spring Rituals

  • Spring clean using natural products. You only need lemon juice, bicarbonate of soda, distilled white vinegar and a bit of beeswax. For more tips head over to this article.
     
  • Wake a little earlier to make the most of the longer days. Think it's impossible? Get inspired.
     
  • Make time for other simple pleasures: introduce one of these rituals and you'll get your motivation back in no time.


3 Seasonal Recipes

Sauteed spring greens, bacon + mustard seeds
Rhubarb, orange and almond cake
Broad bean hummus with lemon zest + mint

 

3 Books for Spring

  1. The Book of the Green Man (Ronald Johnson)
  2. The Wild Life: A Year of Living on Wild Food (John Lewis-Stempel)
  3. Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing (Ed. Adrian Cooper)

This post is a shorter version of our spring email sent out to members of our free community. Want to join? Click here - we'd love to have you!

Eleanor is obsessed with stories. She writes for a number of online spaces including This is Your Kingdom, edits Creative Countryside, curates #aseasonalyear and teaches at Chalk House. In addition, she is currently studying for an MA in Creative Non-Fiction Writing. You'll find her roving the fields of the Lincolnshire Wolds or planning her next rural adventure.