- July 13, 2021
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5 Plants for a medicinal herb garden

Mary Tassell, consulting medical herbalist, author, and senior tutor on the Heartwood Foundation course in Herbal Medicine will lead this workshop looking at five well loved, safe and effective medicinal plants. The day will cover how to grow the herbs, their medicinal properties, a guided tea tasting and simple home made remedies. Refreshments and ...
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- 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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- 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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- August 4, 2015
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Our Herb Society stand at Tatton Park 2015 by Ruth Ridley

Thyme for Tea at Tatton flower show RHS Tatton has just finished, and we are really pleased with the way our stand was received! The Herb Society wanted to highlight the many plants and flowers commonly grown in a British garden that could be used as a herbal tea. Beautiful garden design ...
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- April 29, 2015
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Out and about with the Herb Society this Summer by Ruth Ridley

This Weekend is Powderham Castle Garden Festival This event is organised by new Herb Society President Toby Buckland, who has a nursery nearby. Toby has already been very supportive of the society, and there will be many herb-related activities at the event. Powderham is near Exeter, so if you are in the area Fri 1st ...
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- June 13, 2014
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Flowering herbs in my garden | Spring by Ruth Ridley

Many herbs in my garden are now in flower I live on the Sussex coast in a Victorian terraced cottage about a mile from the sea. I have a small town garden and try to squeeze in a few herbs wherever I can. From March onwards you can see a succession of traditional culinary herbs ...
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