- April 1, 2021
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Foraging Workshops

A series of 5 Thursday morning workshops on 1st April,  22nd April, 27th May , 17th June and 1st of July   Herbalists in the past believed that the medicinal plants you most needed grew wildly around you, you just had to identify them.   This is a Fun, practical, inspiring  opportunity to forage the wild plants of spring, , prepare herbal remedies, learn how to ...
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- July 17, 2020
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Identifying, growing and using herbs

This course will help you identify useful hedgerow herbs, decide what to cultivate at home and learn about, harvesting, drying, and storing them as well as using them in simple remedies or cookery ingredients. There will be time to explore the garden and – weather permitting – local hedgerows
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- 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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- May 11, 2020
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Hawthorn Blossom Pudding

Written by Kristine De Block - NIMH Medical Herbalist & Herb Society Member... Hawthorn is in bloom at the moment, so it is the perfect time to harvest and use this extraordinary and beautiful medicinal herb. Medical herbalists have long used hawthorn berries, leaves and flowers for the physical and emotional heart. It truly is ...
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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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