Sharing a lifetime's passion for herbs

Monthly archives for September, 2015

From Granny’s Notebook

This is what my daughter calls ‘BLOGGING”! I suppose it’s a space where I can put all sorts or bits and pieces which simply don’t fit else where. The idea of a Notebook came from .. MY Granny … she lived in Shropshire and often found herself sharing her Herbal Wisdom with her friends. She […]

Download your FREE ebook

The first in the Series of our FREE colourful e-booklets :  GROWING HERBS : HOW TO GET STARTED Fill in your details to claim your FREE ebook It is a colourful, informative booklet which is easy to follow and FREE to download onto your own tablet/PC/phone.  Your free copy will be emailed as a pdf […]

Looking after your herbs

The Year in the Herb Garden ….. Throughout the year your herb bed or pots or even herbs that grow amongst your flower beds … well, they need some attention. You want them to keep on producing leaves, flowers, seeds. You want them to look good too as they grow. There are some simple tips […]

Introduction to herbs

Well, what is a HERB? Just take a walk down a lane, across a field …. just look at the plants you can see all around you! I can guarantee you that most of the plants you see can be called “HERBS”! Wild carrot, dandelions, nettles, comfrey, elder, foxglove, yarrow, marigolds, plantains, mints, lavenders, roses […]

Discovering Herbs – a reference...

Discovering Herbs – a reference guide book to 100 herbs

Discovering Herbs – a reference guide book to 100 herbs   This beautifully illustrated e-book introduces you to some fascinating stories and facts about 100 different herbs.   You may well have met some of these already in your garden or you may use them regularly in the kitchen. The choice of herbs I included, covers not […]

Common herbs that you have heard of

Our Commonest Herbs Here you’ll find out about familiar Herbs of the kitchen ~ parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme and mint. Some you may have bumped into in garden centres such as tarragon or chamomile. Some of the commonest herbs masquerade as vegetables ~ I’m sure you’ve heard of  garlic? Then there are the beautiful scented […]

Unusual herbs

Beautiful Herbs ~ that you may not know about The term “herb” has more than one definition and that allows a vast number of plants from around the world to be classed as HERBS! Botanists describe an herb as a small, seed bearing plant with fleshy, rather than woody, parts. The term herbaceous comes form […]

Lavender Bags

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Making a Christmas Wreath

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Pot Pourris

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