- June 12, 2021
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Historic Life Weekend: Herbal Heritage

Around midsummer is one of the best times to enjoy the 6 historic gardens at the Museum, and find out about historical ideas and uses around for different herbs.   Through demonstrations and display you can find out more about herbal knowledge – medicinal and culinary – from the Saxons to 20th century.   Heritage seeds ...
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- May 10, 2021
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Herb Histories: Birch – Wine, Oil and Tar

Deep-rooted and deeply-rooted within the European landscape, the Birch tree has been a part of the natural landscape since before there were written records of history. It's called a pioneer species meaning that it easily inhabits barren environments, and is one of the first trees that appeared after the final Ice Age. It's presence ...
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- March 13, 2019

Herbal Retox!

Written by Herb Society Member - Helen Miller   I want to learn more about herbs. But where to start? There's a massive amount of information out there – websites, books, magazines, courses, blogs. And which topic – growing herbs, herbal medicine, cooking with herbs, using herbs in art and craft projects, fermenting herbs, foraging for herbs, ...
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