- February 27, 2021
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Herb of the Month: March 2021

Over the past few days, lots has brought us hope, including the strength of the sun and the moon as they have each lit the sky. In the news and in nature, we are looking forwards, so please forgive us we try to skip the last two days of February and bring you a ...
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- January 23, 2021
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Ayurveda and Below Ground Veggies

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest systems of medicine still in use today, and was passed from Brahma, the creator god of Hinduism. A holistic system, with eight separate branches, at its core is the aim for balance of the body, mind and spirit. With winter still with us, this blog discusses a ...
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- January 9, 2021
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Herbalism and Me

The beginning of a new year is traditionally kept for reflection and review of targets, aims, wants and wishes. In 2021 when many of us just want to look forward, Melissa looks back, bringing us an account of how a childhood exposed to alternative perspectives and practices, including herbalism, has shaped her outlook and ...
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- December 5, 2020
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Herb of the Month: December

Santa might deliver us presents, but Sara fills our tables with deliciousness. Read on for some fabulous wintery recipes! Written by Sara Dixon At Christmas, I find two herbs to be particularly handy,  Moroccan Mint and  Tangerine Sage; the Mint because it comes into its own in cocktails – alcoholic or non-alcoholic - and Tangerine Sage ...
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- 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 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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- 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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