- November 15, 2020
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Herb of the Month: November

It can feel that courage is a bit harder to come by in the late autumn and winter, when cold and bitter weather awaits us. This year, perhaps we're all especially in need of some extra too. Such is our good luck, that Sara is here with some ideas for experimenting with the flavours ...
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- September 2, 2020
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Herb of the Month: September

Hello September! Hello cooler weather! Hello my long squished and squashed, packed away jumper collection - welcome back! And, welcome back Sara who this month, inspires us to embrace the seasonal changes that are to come, by experimenting with the herb Lovage in our cooking. Read with care; sheer deliciousness described, may cause strong ...
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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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- 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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- July 27, 2020
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Interested in Teaching Children about Herbs?

If you are a Medical Herbalist, you can train to become a registered Junior Herbalist Leader This intensive course to become a registered Junior Herbalist Leader will be taught over 5 consecutive days in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. You will receive: 5 full days tuition Teaching manual containing structured classes to teach both years one and ...
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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 12, 2020
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Making herbal remedies

An opportunity to make your own herbal home remedies kit with a mixture of oils, ointments, tinctures and syrups to combat everyday household ills. A busy practical day which will give you at least four herbal products to take home. £85 (payable to organiser) - Includes lunch – 10% discount on production of membership card
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- June 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: June

Written by Sara Dixon – Herb Society Member... Basil is a very versatile herb. Largely because there are over 160 varieties - that is a very large range of flavours! I hope that never again will you say 'I want/grow Basil'. From now on surely you must mention the particular flavour of Basil as well! ...
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