Advolly Richmond on Rev Thomas Birch Freeman, a talk at The Garden Museum, London

Given on a windy Tuesday evening, a recent talk at London's Garden Museum shared ongoing research into the botanising of Reverend Thomas Birch Freeman. For Advolly Richmond, revealing the botanical contributions of Birch Freeman is an ongoing project, which began in 2014/2015, when Richmond was prompted to look into the lives of black gardeners. ...
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- January 23, 2021
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Ayurveda and Below Ground Veggies

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest systems of medicine still in use today, and was passed from Brahma, the creator god of Hinduism. A holistic system, with eight separate branches, at its core is the aim for balance of the body, mind and spirit. With winter still with us, this blog discusses a ...
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- January 9, 2021
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Herbalism and Me

The beginning of a new year is traditionally kept for reflection and review of targets, aims, wants and wishes. In 2021 when many of us just want to look forward, Melissa looks back, bringing us an account of how a childhood exposed to alternative perspectives and practices, including herbalism, has shaped her outlook and ...
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