- February 24, 2022
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Introductory course: Herbal medicine and sustainable futures

Sharing knowledge of over 20 years in herbal medicine. Come and learn about what you need to grow and how it can improve your health and wellbeing. During the session we will: Learn to identify wild plants from meadows, hedgerows and woods Understand the different plant properties that make them valuable food and medicine Make and taste tonics, macerated oils and salves Discover traditional food preservation techniques ...
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- February 24, 2022
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Foraging Course – 5 sessions over 5 months

Plant connection & practical medicine making. This course is for anyone, whether you are a seasoned gardener or brand new to horticulture. Learning about foraging from a medical herbalist with 20 years experience who uses plants all the time is one of the most rewarding experiences. There are so many plants called weeds that are actually edible; you can pick ...
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- September 2, 2020
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Herb of the Month: September

Hello September! Hello cooler weather! Hello my long squished and squashed, packed away jumper collection - welcome back! And, welcome back Sara who this month, inspires us to embrace the seasonal changes that are to come, by experimenting with the herb Lovage in our cooking. Read with care; sheer deliciousness described, may cause strong ...
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- June 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: June

Written by Sara Dixon – Herb Society Member... Basil is a very versatile herb. Largely because there are over 160 varieties - that is a very large range of flavours! I hope that never again will you say 'I want/grow Basil'. From now on surely you must mention the particular flavour of Basil as well! ...
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- June 4, 2020
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All about Sweet Cicely

Written by Julia Russell - Herb Society member and practising herbalist (AMH member)   Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata) is currently flowering along hedgerows, byways, field margins and on river banks in the Northern British Isles.   A word of caution if foraging for this plant, as it is a member of the carrot family (Apiaceae); a family including ...
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- May 26, 2020
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Wild rose (Rosa canina)

Written by Nicky Westwood - Herb Society Trustee I photographed these in the dunes whilst walking on the west coast of Jersey with a friend.  It was wonderful to see how many flowering herbs had settled naturally there.  The hips (fruit) are noted for their high element of Vitamin C.  As a post war child, ...
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