My Herbology Journey Begins

Written by Dr Annie Leonard - Herb Society Trustee... I always wanted to learn more about herbs so when I retired, I researched possible courses ….  I didn’t want to become a Medical Herbalist, I just wanted to learn more, partly on-line and partly face-to-face! I found my perfect course; the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh ...
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- March 30, 2017
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The Herb Society’s 90th Birthday by Ruth Ridley

This year sees the ninetieth anniversary of the formation of the Herb Society. In 1927 Hilda Leyel (1880 - 1957) founded the Society of Herbalists, which would later become the Herb Society, with the aim of supporting the practice of herbal medicine in Britain. For more about this fascinating lady, who did many charitable works, ...
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- May 20, 2016

Herb Society events 2016 by Ruth Ridley

It's May and the sun is shining on herb gardens around the country A great time of year to get out and about for herbal inspiration RHS Flower Shows Chelsea Flower Show this year is 24-28 May. The Herb Society doesn't take a stand at this event, but we can guarantee a profusion of herbs! For example ...
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- October 13, 2015

Herb Society AGM 2015 by Ruth Ridley

Ryton Organic Garden in the sunshine The Herb Society was very lucky with the weather for this years AGM which was held at Garden Organic near Coventry. Herb Society day out in pictures Thank you very much to Nicky Westwood, Penny Asquith-Evans and and Gwenneth Heyking for sharing their lovely pictures of the day! Click on images ...
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- June 10, 2015
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Bowood House Garden Festival by Ruth Ridley

Emphasis on Herbs at Bowood Last weekend was Bowood House garden festival in Wiltshire. It is one of two garden festivals organised by Herb Society President Toby Buckland, the other one being Powderham in Devon. Bowood is a grade I listed Georgian country house with interiors by Robert Adam and gardens designed by Capability Brown. ...
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- April 29, 2015
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Out and about with the Herb Society this Summer by Ruth Ridley

This Weekend is Powderham Castle Garden Festival This event is organised by new Herb Society President Toby Buckland, who has a nursery nearby. Toby has already been very supportive of the society, and there will be many herb-related activities at the event. Powderham is near Exeter, so if you are in the area Fri 1st ...
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