- 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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- September 16, 2019

Wild plants around Jersey

Written by Herb Society Council Member - Nicky Westwood Jersey is an irregular shape but is approximately 6 miles by 11.  We have sandy shores around three sides, and cliffs on the north.  This tendency to face the sun has made us an excellent island for growing, and we are renowned for our tomatoes and ...
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- June 19, 2016
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Self-seeding herbs by Ruth Ridley

Live and let live in the garden Many flowering herbs do have a tendency to set seed, often in the most unlikely places. In my garden, I believe in letting seedlings stay where they are until I can identify them! Wall herbs Herb robert, Geranium Robertianum, readily self-seeds into cracks in the wall, and was traditionally used for ...
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- June 10, 2015
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Bowood House Garden Festival by Ruth Ridley

Emphasis on Herbs at Bowood Last weekend was Bowood House garden festival in Wiltshire. It is one of two garden festivals organised by Herb Society President Toby Buckland, the other one being Powderham in Devon. Bowood is a grade I listed Georgian country house with interiors by Robert Adam and gardens designed by Capability Brown. ...
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