- August 30, 2020
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Taxonomy: Back to Basics

When you learn gardening and plant knowledge by watching, seeking advise and just getting stuck in, the long Latin names of plants can be quite daunting. This bank-holiday weekend, we're embracing the idea that it's never too late to learn and going on a whistle stop tour of need-to-knows of taxonomy. I hope you're ...
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- August 12, 2020
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A Simple Guide to Air-Drying Herbs

As we head into the latter part of the year, we start thinking about storing summer herbs for use throughout winter. Knowing how to dry herbs is useful all year round though as some herbs are in their medicinal or flavour prime at certain points during the year. Bringing together the advice and wisdom ...
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But they’re weeds!

Written by Herb Society Member - Hilary Knowles Such was the remark made by a friend walking around my herb garden! She saw a patch of nettles nestling in a hidden corner. Dandelions were raising their sunny yellow heads in a wild patch of garden. Then there was Comfrey, all manner of plants from the Carrot family … the Umbelliferae – ...
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