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Apple and Blackberry Crumble Foraged Recipe | The Basket Company 03/09/2022
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The Perfect Blackberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

The trees and hedgerows are laden with fruits & berries along the tracks and riverbanks here at The Basket Company. Blackberries in particular are in bountiful supply and it looks like this year has provided a plentiful harvest. September is the perfect time to pick the sweetest fruits for all your recipes including pies and desserts and this month, we bring you the epitome of British puddings – a blackberry and apple crumble recipe including freshly picked blackberries. But first, fill your basket Ideal for collecting your apples and blackberries from... Read More

03/09/2022
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How To Prepare For The Autumn Equinox

Here at The Basket Company, we are preparing for the arrival of the majestic Autumn Equinox, which takes place on the 23rd of September 2022. We can’t wait to dig out our wellies for fresh, crisp walks across blankets of gold and auburn tones and snuggling deep into the sofa, with a soft cotton blanket and a good book on rainy days. The word “equinox” is derived from Latin and means “equal night”. On the day of an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal length all over the world.... Read More

The House Build | The Basket Company 01/08/2022
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Featured This Month: Garden Of Dreams

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the sensational home of Becks Doyle @thehousebuild. In 2017 Becks and her family bought the keys to their charming new home. With a stunning vision in mind for a grand extension, Becks could begin the build and design of each... Read More

Rustic Wicker Wedding 26/07/2022
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A Rustic Wicker Wedding

A rustic wedding oozes charm, tradition and picturesque accessories, enhancing the style of a cosy, modern-country wedding. Rustic weddings are unique because they have character and provide lots of talking points, as well as a blend of traditional and vintage styles. Traditional weddings would not be the same without rustic wicker accessories and we have created a list of our personal favourite rustic décor pieces from our collection, that complete the perfect traditional, rustic wedding. Wedding Drinks Baskets Create a show-stopping talking point with the perfect baskets for fizz! These... Read More

Al Fresco Dining Main Blog Image 29/06/2022
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The Ultimate Al Fresco Dining Experience

Al fresco dining has been a tradition in European countries for centuries. Dining outside transports us to a warmer climate, where sampling food and drink can be enjoyed on a balmy evening with wonderful company. There’s no doubt that al fresco dining is most certainly one of life’s greatest, yet simplest pleasures. The comfort of your garden is an idyllic place to eat in the open air and just like they do on the continent, you can stay out as long as you like or until your glasses are empty.... Read More

Savour The Moment and Live Simply 27/06/2022
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Savour The Moment & Live Simply

Often we can find ourselves lost in the noise of social media and technology which means we rarely get the opportunity to stop, think and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.   This month we will be celebrating “National Simplicity Day” on the 12th of July. National Simplicity Day surrounds the theories and ideology of Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher. His beliefs have influenced many notable figures, particularly the likes of Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy for his thought-provoking work on living simply... Read More

06/06/2022
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Featured This Month: Catherine’s English Garden

This months’ “featured this month” is a particularly special one and we are very excited to feature none other than co-owner of The Basket Company, Catherine of @catherinesenglishgarden. June is all about vibrancy. The flowers are alive with colour, the bees and butterflies are flitting from garden to garden and Catherine’s beautiful English garden is thriving. Catherine has chosen a design for her garden that is practical yet full of charm and abundance, encompassing you with a divine display of beautiful creations. If you’ve been following Catherine’s Instagram account for... Read More

What To Pack For a Perfect Picnic 05/06/2022
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What To Pack For The Perfect Picnic

It’s June and the month of our favourite national week – National Picnic Week. Dining al fresco on a soft blanket, savouring yummy treats and enjoying warm sunshine, is simply the best way to spend summer. Of course, you’ll need to plan it to ensure you get the most out of this lovely quintessential activity and sometimes it can be a challenge to know what to pack (That’s where we can help you) PICNIC FOOD The most important part of a picnic is to create an easy, yet delectable picnic... Read More

How To Pull Off The Perfect Picnic At Home 04/06/2022
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How To Pull Off A Perfect Picnic At Home

Picnics have got to be one of our favourite pastimes because there’s no right or wrong way to enjoy this quintessential summer tradition and as our favourite national week “National Picnic Week” approaches, we have curated some of our favourite ways to tailor a picnic (and you needn’t venture far to enjoy it) Usually a picnic is associated with an outdoor activity in the park or on the beach, however we just love the simplicity of picnics at home, especially as sometimes the weather isn’t always on our side here... Read More

How To Make The Most Of Summer 03/06/2022
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How To Make The Most Of Summer

The Perfect Summer Picnic   Part one – June June marks the month of the summer solstice and the month of National Picnic Week. The official arrival of summer calls for long balmy days. The beaches are full of hustling and bustling families, with seagulls calling above sounds of the waves crashing, meanwhile the serene countryside is thriving in nature where foals, calves, lambs and baby donkeys roam. What better way to celebrate the summer solstice and National Picnic Week, than with a divine picnic! Across an untouched field, abundant... Read More