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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Hawthorn Blossom Pudding

Written by Kristine De Block - NIMH Medical Herbalist & Herb Society Member... Hawthorn is in bloom at the moment, so it is the perfect time to harvest and use this extraordinary and beautiful medicinal herb. Medical herbalists have long used hawthorn berries, leaves and flowers for the physical and emotional heart. It truly is ...
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- April 27, 2020
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Spring Harvest & Feast

Enjoy Spring's bounty, tasting and discovering the season. We will be foraging and brewing and cooking our harvest. Event Cost - £10 (payable to organiser) Dunham, Cheshire - Full address will be supplied upon booking
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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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- April 23, 2016
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Book review | A Handful of Herbs by Segall, Pickford and Hammick

A Handful of Herbs A modern herb book When I received this book from the publisher, I was immediately tempted to flick through, drawn in by the lovely photography by Caroline Arber and William Lingwood. A Handful of Herbs has the subtitle Inspiring ideas for gardening, cooking and decorating your home with herbs. It is divided into sections ...
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