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Blackberry Muffins

This is a great recipe to make the most of fruit in season. In August I had some lovely nectarines, could also be lightly stewed apples in autumn and the classic supermarket blueberries all year round. Right now we have some beautiful blackberries here. Ingredients 12 big muffins (in deep muffin tin) or 24 buns …

November 30 Yin & Nidra Workshop

Take time to properly deeply relax and go deep, physically and in your being. In this session you will be guided into slow, supported poses, stretching under gravity. We’ll complete with yoga nidra, a guided lying down meditation, which is freeing in so many ways, and will integrate the practice. Fiona is a well-experienced yoga …

Are you looking for a deep stretch that releases physical, mental and emotional tension whilst allowing you to explore within? Watch this space for Thursday Yin at Viveka Gardens This is the next Yin & Nidra Workshop – inevitably Yin and Nidra go together well Quiet Day on November 2nd The Yin Approach The key aspect …

Learn to Scythe

THE NEXT COURSE IS ON 25TH APRIL 2020 Viveka Gardens has grassland to manage, in the orchard, around the trees of the newly planted woodland, field margins, ditches and even the ‘lawn’! Scything is a wonderful way to manage all this! Do you have grassland, verges, ditches, meadows, lawns in conversion to meadow, field edges? …

Lemon shortbread

Baking is a key part of getting ready for a retreat here at Viveka Gardens, and Anna did an amazing job of the double combo of firm favourite chocolate cake that has the VG signature blackcurrant jam in it, this time made as cupcakes and new recipe, lemon shortbread. A plant-based shortbread, and lemon-y too. …

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