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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- July 28, 2014
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Visit Plantasia at Kew for Herb Heaven

Herb information in abundance at Plantasia I visited Kew in the first week of June with friends, not realising that Plantasia was on. It's a really informative project, with signage everywhere, explaining the usefulness of a variety of plants. Experience the life-enhancing power of plants at the Kew Gardens Summer Plantasia Festival until 7 September 2014. Of ...
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- June 3, 2014
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Herbs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014

Spotting herbs at Chelsea I was lucky enough to get a free ticket to this year's Chelsea flower show by helping out for a few hours at the Plant Heritage cloakroom. I absolutely adored all the cottage style plantings in the show gardens, many given a prairie twist by adding grasses into the mix. So for ...
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- May 21, 2014
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Chelsea Physic Garden

A Garden of Many Medicinal Plants A couple of weeks ago I was in London for a visit to Westminster Abbey Gardens with the Herb Society London Group, and took the opportunity to continue the herb theme with a trip to Chelsea Physic Garden. It has been in the press recently with the unveiling of ...
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- May 14, 2014
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Secret Garden Sundays

Visit the new RHS London shows Secret Garden Sundays are a new monthly event to inspire plant enthusiasts not just in growing, but also cooking, flower arranging and crafts. Join the Herb Society and many more organisations in Vincent Square on the first Sunday of every month this Summer for a wide range of stalls, ...
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- May 8, 2014

The Gardens at Westminster Abbey

Herbs and serenity in central London Last week, the London herb group visited Westminster Abbey with Head Gardener and Herb Society member Jan Pancheri. The gardens comprise several areas: Deans Yard; Great Cloister Garth; Little Cloister; St Catherine's Garden, and the College Garden which contains a beautiful herb area. Westminster Abbey in ...
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