Father’s Day – Gift Ideas Under £12!

Each year, in the UK, Father’s Day takes place on the third Sunday of June – which falls on June 17th this year. It is a celebration honouring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Buying a gift for Father’s Day doesn’t have to cost a lot, we have …

Mental Health and How Lavender Can Help

The 14th-20th May is Mental Health Awareness Week, this year it is focusing on ‘stress’. While stress isn’t a mental health problem in itself, it can lead to a range of mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, and even self-harm and suicide. By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackling …

RHS National Gardening Week – get involved!

RHS National Gardening Week (30th April – 6th May) was launched seven years ago and aims to become the country’s biggest celebration of gardening. Thousands of people, gardens, charities, retailers, culture and heritage organisations and groups have got involved over the years and you can too – check out the fun activities you can do …

The nation’s favourite flower – the Bluebell

The UK is home to around half of the world’s bluebell population. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that they are often voted the nation’s favourite wild flower. Bluebells spend most of the year as bulbs underground in woodlands, only emerging to flower and leaf from April onwards. There are many fascinating facts about bluebells that …

Treat your feet!

Whether or not you are running the London Marathon this weekend we think you should give your feet some well-deserved pampering. After all we are on our feet every day and they go through a lot of use in a lifetime. Start to treat them well now and they will be ready to rock the …

Top 10 Best Selling Gift Ideas this Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching we thought it would be good to share with you our Top 10 bestselling gifts, all can be found at our website www.thegardenfragrancecompany.co.uk Our postage and packing is just £1.99 no matter how much you spend! Cheaper than car parking charges and you can shop in the comfort of your own …

Ginger – deliciously beneficial

The benefits of ginger go far beyond its well-known culinary use! This warm, stimulating herb has been used for thousands of years for traditional healing. Its claim to fame is as a superb digestive aid but it has many more healing qualities. An infusion of fresh, thinly sliced root ginger in boiling water has a …

It’s time to be driven dotty, but in a good way!

Dot-to-Dot books are the latest craze following on from adult colouring books. Connect the dots one by one until the hidden drawing is revealed. If you are feeling particularly creative you can also enjoy colouring in the image afterwards. You will be amazed at the level of detail in some of the more challenging puzzles, …

Spoiling yourself doesn’t mean we have to spoil the world

“I’ve looked everywhere for a range of products that are natural and biodegradable, but just as importantly, look, smell and feel wonderful to use.” Kate Humble, 2015. The HUMBLE range of bath and beauty products are the brain child of Kate Humble the presenter, author, environmentalist and farmer. Kate had become increasingly aware of the …