- March 1, 2018
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Herbs for wellbeing in Battersea Park

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the Herb Garden in Battersea Park which was created by the gardening charity Thrive in 2002 from a derelict space. It is divided into different sections based on the uses of the plants including areas for both men's and women's health, plants which yield natural dyes ...
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- January 11, 2018
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Herbs for our garden friends

At this time of year us gardeners are itching to get back into the garden to start preparing for the season ahead. It's still too cold to be sowing things from seed and too early to be able to source many herbaceous perennial herbs. So instead we are focusing on planning. If you've been ...
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- November 10, 2017
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Three herbs to try today

If you are new to herbs the range and variety of plants can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Here is a simple guide to show you how to easily incorporate three very effective herbs. You might even have some of these growing in your garden or in your kitchen herb rack! 1. Chamomile Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) ...
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- April 22, 2017
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New faces at the Herb Society

The Herb Society welcomes three new trustees This year we have been very lucky to attract three new committee members to the Herb Society. This is very important for us as the more help we get, the more we can do! Introducing Fay Chapman If you like herbs and are on Facebook, you may have come across ...
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- November 28, 2014
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A very pretty herb – Passionflower

This herb grows like a weed in my garden The common passionflower - or Passiflora caerulea grows very happily in my garden. In fact the Passiflora plant I use to shade the outside of my greenhouse is growing out of a crack in my patio (right hand side of picture). Treat this beautiful herb with respect The ...
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