- 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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- May 23, 2020
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Urban Nature

We are taking the Herb Society to participate at the Whitworth Gallery, in their Urban Nature event. Volunteers required , please contact Caroline Daniel
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- May 23, 2020
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Hooksgreen Herbs Open Day

Hooksgreen Herbs are delighted to announce that Barbara Wilkinson, registered Medical Herbalist and Herb Society Trustee will be giving a talk and demonstration on Saturday 23rd May during the Open Weekend at their nursery which will be open to all visitors and include refreshments of tea, coffee and homemade cakes. No booking necessary.
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- March 20, 2020
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Make Your Own Natural Beauty Products

Join us for a fun and informative workshop where you will make your very own luxurious and aromatic skin and body care products including bath salts, body scrub, bath bombs, lip polish, lip balm and a body butter, all using the finest natural ingredients. Light refreshments included.   Pre-booking is essential as numbers are strictly limited. Event ...
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- March 16, 2020
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Tour of the Manchester Herbarium

A behind the scenes Tour of the World renowned Herbarium with one of the Curators. Chance to see some of the Darwin Collection and many Herbs. Chance to chat afterwards over lunch or drinks (not included)   Event Cost - Ind Donation to Museum Additional Information - Meet at Front Desk, Lunch Drinks available in café after ...
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- March 7, 2020
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Forage on a Farm

Discover the shoots and greens of Spring as you forage the meadows, woods and hedgerows of Woodland an organic farm nestled in the Sussex countryside. Grow your knowledge on different plant properties that make them valuable food & medicine. Make tonics, macerated oils and salves with renowned herbalist Julia Behrens. Create a foraged lunch ...
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My Herbology Journey Begins

Written by Dr Annie Leonard - Herb Society Trustee... I always wanted to learn more about herbs so when I retired, I researched possible courses ….  I didn’t want to become a Medical Herbalist, I just wanted to learn more, partly on-line and partly face-to-face! I found my perfect course; the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh ...
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“Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and stynke”

Traditionally and historically garlic is best known for its use in cooking for flavouring many dishes including stews, pasta sauces, casseroles and curries.   Eaten raw this herb strengthens the immune system, but some might say “at a price!”  One such person was Thomas Nash, who once said, “Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and ...
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- November 2, 2019
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Roots Medicine

With medical herbalist Jill Schnabel Discover the healing power of autumn plant roots and what they can do for your health. In autumn the active chemicals in certain plants move down into their roots. From dandelion and burdock to the mysterious aromas of elecampane, to the deep wound-healing qualities of comfrey and sleep-inducing powers of ...
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