- April 24, 2021
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The Herb Society – Members’ Event

  The Herb Society is proud to present our inaugural online members' event. For members only and reserved for those who book a place we have a fascinating programme of short presentations from some of our Corporate Members: Lucy Hockley, Weald & Downland Living Museum Take a (virtual) walk through the 6 historic gardens of the Weald ...
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- September 12, 2020
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Taxonomy: Names and Nomenclature

Happy weekend yet again! Continuing on the subject of taxonomy, we're taking a magnifying glass to the taxonomic category of species, looking at its subcategories and how they are indicated within the scientific name of a plant. Possibly a bit of a tricker read this time, get comfy and get focused as more secrets are ...
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- August 30, 2020
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Taxonomy: Back to Basics

When you learn gardening and plant knowledge by watching, seeking advise and just getting stuck in, the long Latin names of plants can be quite daunting. This bank-holiday weekend, we're embracing the idea that it's never too late to learn and going on a whistle stop tour of need-to-knows of taxonomy. I hope you're ...
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But they’re weeds!

Written by Herb Society Member - Hilary Knowles Such was the remark made by a friend walking around my herb garden! She saw a patch of nettles nestling in a hidden corner. Dandelions were raising their sunny yellow heads in a wild patch of garden. Then there was Comfrey, all manner of plants from the Carrot family … the Umbelliferae – ...
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