The region where Sami live is called Sápmi. It stretches over Arctic Scandinavia and includes parts of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. In Sweden, where this settlement is, there are about 20,000 Sami living in 51 communities.
This cottage, with its roundwood pillars, was designed by the architect John Nash. Sadly, when this home was built, there used to be a hamlet of cottages nearby, but the overly rich owners had them removed because they spoilt the view.
I should know, I grow it, Lemon Balm is a very hearty plant, and will grow even in moderately cold climate. Wonderful in ice tea. Dry it and use it in soups. The size of this plant is enormous. At least 4 feet tall very thick and bushy
Urbanization and a growing preference for tidy gardens, lawns and a lack of dead wood have decreased the habitat for the likes of wild bees, spiders and ladybugs. Insect hotels provide a much needed home to pollinators and pest controllers.