As we arrive at the coldest period of the year, it's a time when we want to hibernate and seek warmth and comfort from our environment. We can use scent to foster these feelings and support us through the chilly months.
True cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), today a well known and much used spice, was once the stuff of legend - an ancient, esteemed and sought after aromatic in the spice trade.
In the transitional months of Autumn, as we leave the hot days of Summer behind and approach the Winter season, we can use scent in our homes to evoke the scents of Autumn in our environment and bring warmth and comfort in anticipation of the cooler
The Pelargonium genus contains a vast array of flowering plants, many of them native to the countries on the southern tip of Africa. The name geranium is a little confusing as true geraniums belong to a different species.
Scent has a role in the design of a well-appointed and functioning work space, whether in the home or office setting.
Scent is an important though neglected part of how we perceive an environment with our senses. Aromas, whether they are part of an urban or rural landscape, identify a place, having the ability to be immediately evocative, emotional and meaningful.
In the Summer months, high temperatures and humidity can affect the way your home smells and how aromas are perceived and distributed in a space.
The celebration of Christmas involves intense and vivid sensory stimulation, whether it be the aroma of meals or drinks fragrant with herbs and spices, festive music, blinking lights or the bright red and green combination or silver and gold hues of
The festive season is just around the corner - have you given some thought to what you're getting your family and friends this year?
We have a lovely gift set on offer this Christmas:
Nature and gardens come alive with colours and scents in the Spring, intensifying our feelings for change, optimism and enjoyment after the hibernation of Winter.