- January 21, 2020
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What opportunities lie in your unused herbs?

Written by Herb Society Member Sara Dixon ‘Can you really eat a plant?’  ‘I thought herbs were just for lotions, potions and witches’ brews.’ Just 2 of the comments most frequently made as I stand on market stalls here in Northamptonshire. I don’t mind.  It is good to be able to give people a new idea ...
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- March 12, 2016
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Stevia and the No Added Sugar controversy by Ruth Ridley

Can the herb stevia provide the answer to chemical additives? Artificial sweeteners and the proposed sugar tax As I write this, there is a national campaign fronted by Jamie Oliver to tax sugary drinks. This is an admirable battle in the war against childhood obesity, with primary schools and the NHS standing to share £1bn in ...
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- June 13, 2014
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Flowering herbs in my garden | Spring by Ruth Ridley

Many herbs in my garden are now in flower I live on the Sussex coast in a Victorian terraced cottage about a mile from the sea. I have a small town garden and try to squeeze in a few herbs wherever I can. From March onwards you can see a succession of traditional culinary herbs ...
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- May 8, 2014
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The Gardens at Westminster Abbey by Ruth Ridley

Herbs and serenity in central London Last week, the London herb group visited Westminster Abbey with Head Gardener and Herb Society member Jan Pancheri. The gardens comprise several areas: Deans Yard; Great Cloister Garth; Little Cloister; St Catherine's Garden, and the College Garden which contains a beautiful herb area. Westminster Abbey in ...
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