- August 8, 2020

A Rainbow Of Colour From The Garden

Happy weekend all! This weekend, Plants and Colour gives us a run down of  natural pigments and how they are extracted from plants, touching also on their different natures. Able to be foraged or grown in UK gardens, Flora provides us with an exciting inventory of plants (including herbs) ready to become our next ...
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- April 14, 2019
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Spring Plant Fair at Arley Hall

Trustees Malcolm Dickson (www.hooksgreenherbs.com) will be here selling herbs and Barbara Wilkinson will be with him to answer any questions you may have about The Herb Society. Enjoy a day out browsing the specialist plant nurseries selling unusual plants, shrubs and spring flowering bulbs and gather great ideas for your garden for the coming seasons.   Adult ...
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- July 12, 2016
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The Blackden Trust Herb Collaboration by Ruth Ridley

Herb Talk at the Old Medicine House The Herb Society has many local groups and a list of speakers available to give talks on a variety of herb-related topics. Sue Hughes, Trustee of the Herb Society delivered a presentation to the Tatton Garden Society at the Blackden Trust on 30 June.  The Blackden Trust manages ...
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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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- May 20, 2016
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Herb Society events 2016 by Ruth Ridley

It's May and the sun is shining on herb gardens around the country A great time of year to get out and about for herbal inspiration RHS Flower Shows Chelsea Flower Show this year is 24-28 May. The Herb Society doesn't take a stand at this event, but we can guarantee a profusion of herbs! For example ...
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- October 13, 2015
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Herb Society AGM 2015 by Ruth Ridley

Ryton Organic Garden in the sunshine The Herb Society was very lucky with the weather for this years AGM which was held at Garden Organic near Coventry. Herb Society day out in pictures Thank you very much to Nicky Westwood, Penny Asquith-Evans and and Gwenneth Heyking for sharing their lovely pictures of the day! Click on images ...
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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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- May 24, 2015
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Verdant Hong Kong by Ruth Ridley

Plant spotting in Hong Kong It was my first visit to Hong Kong this Spring and for some reason I was expecting nothing but tower blocks - I was pleasantly surprised how green it was! Sightseeing many green spaces and parks The Big Buddha ...
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