- 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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- 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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- April 18, 2020
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Written by Nicky Westwood - Herb Society Trustee How lovely to celebrate the spring and take the time, as we can now in this period of Covid-19, to look around us and enjoy the herbs that grow wild in our area. The field next door to me is currently full of Alexanders.  They love their ...
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- March 7, 2020
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Forage on a Farm

Discover the shoots and greens of Spring as you forage the meadows, woods and hedgerows of Woodland an organic farm nestled in the Sussex countryside. Grow your knowledge on different plant properties that make them valuable food & medicine. Make tonics, macerated oils and salves with renowned herbalist Julia Behrens. Create a foraged lunch ...
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- September 23, 2019
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Autumn Hedgerow Medicine Course

Enjoy 5 days of plant connection and practical medicine making at Julie and Matthew's Tudor cottage in Norfolk, with delicious vegan lunch and cake every day Event cost: £550 Discount for Herb Society members: 10% Authors of: Wayside Medicine: Forgotten Plants and How to Use Them (May 2017); The Herbalist's Bible: John Parkinson's Lost Classic Rediscovered (2014); Make Your Own Aphrodisiacs (2012); Kitchen Medicine (2010); and Hedgerow Medicine (2008). See ...
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- September 16, 2019

Lady of The Meadow

Written by Herb Society Member - Niki Senior I’ve just undertaken my weekly ten miles round trip to the nearest village post office with a car boot full of parcels for customers of Norfolk Organics, however my usual trip was made all the more enjoyable due to a herbal discovery. I am lucky enough to live ...
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