Ethical Fashion – Mi Apparel

 

Fashion Revolution Week is here. From 22nd April until the 28th April, people are being encouraged to ask #whomademyclothes To celebrate we are going to share a few of our favourite ethical fashion brands with you. To start it off, one of our favourites – Mi Apparel. Mi Apparel have a beautiful range of conscientiously chosen and ethically sourced clothes and accessories. We had a chat with Mi Apparel about their brand. Read more

April Gardening – Seeds, Weeds and More

April is when gardens start to bloom. Embracing spring and growth. This means it is one of the busiest months for gardening. Sowing seeds, weeding and starting to keep on top of the grass again. Read more

MAKE BAKE AND READ | Some things to do in the Easter Holidays

MAKE BAKE AND READ – Some things to do in the Easter Holidays

The Spring half term is here, so we have come up with a few things to do incase you need a few ideas. We would love to hear about what you are doing this half term and Easter weekend. Find us on social media and let us know! (Links at the base of the post). Read more

6 Ways to Help the Wildlife in your Garden

 

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Gardens can be a wonderful place to relax and recharge. They can also be a great place for children to learn about plants and nature. One of the lovely things about the garden is it can be a lovely, safe space for nature. Bees, butterflies and hedgehogs are all decreasing in number, and all need a little help and a little more space. Here are a few ways to help your garden be more eco-friendly and encourage wildlife into your garden. Read more

Pin Gin | Gin Discovery

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What would you do if your husband came home and told you he wanted to start a Christmas Tree and Gin business? This is what happened to Amy… and not long after gin making equipment started arriving at her home.  Read more

Garden Time | March 

March weather can be a little bit hit and miss. We have already had Storm Gareth and the weather is set to be grey and windy for the week to come. Some aspects of gardening may not be fun at this time of year… but they are necessary. So here are a few things you can do in the sunshine moments. Or in the rain if you feel up to it!

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International Women’s Day | Wonder Women

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For International Women’s Day I thought I would share some women who I admire and who (unbeknownst to them) have helped and influenced me with Home of Juniper.

Obviously there are many friends and family members who I love and am in awe of, and who have helped me through all aspects of my life. But these are a few women I have found through Home of Juniper, who I am proud to champion any day.  Read more

Editor’s Picks | March

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When I started Home of Juniper I wanted to make sure I loved every item I sold, in the hope that others would love them too. Every piece of home decor, jewellery and well being item on Home of Juniper is carefully chosen. Each piece is unique and lovely in its own right. As a way to highlight a few of our favourites each month we are having an editors Highlights page and a blog to showcase why we love them. Here are a few of my highlights for March:

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Wine in the British Isle | Hanwell Wine Vineyards

I have to confess I usually drink French or Italian wine. It may not be particularly ‘cool’ to drink it, but I love a beaujolais on a cold, winter evening or a nice light white wine in the summer. But it turns out I was missing something… British wine! English wine is becoming increasingly popular and with this popularity a wider range are available to try. There are wine estates you can visit and buy from across the country. We spoke to Helena, the owner of one such Vineyard, based in Nottinghamshire.  Read more

Mindfulness | Mindful Living Show

Mindfulness as a form of relaxation and a way of living has an increasing following. In a world where we spend an increasing amount of time in front of screens or  rushing around, taking a moment to yourself and concentrating on the world around you is important. This year you can find out more at the MindfuL Living Show London. Read more