Oregano and Marjoram – perfect for your Summer food planning

Written by Sara Dixon - Herb Society Member Let's address the fact that many academic tomes have been written about how Oregano is really Marjoram - and vice versa!  And that something is really only Oregano if it has something called 'cavacrol' in it... Actually rather interesting!   Most importantly, if you put Marjoram under your pillow ...
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March in the ‘Herb Larder’ – Wild Rocket and a wealth of different Lavender flavours

Written by Sara Dixon - Herb Society Member If you are still with me on building your 'Herb Larder' in the garden, in pots, on the allotment - then let's carry on!   Two herbs.  Contrasting experiences on the tongue!  The feistiness of Wild Rocket.  The sweetness of the various types of Lavenders. Ideal for March - ...
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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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