• DISCOVERING HERBS

    NAMING PLANTS in LATIN

    According to the research department at Kew Gardens, there are currently more than 391,000 species surviving in this world.  Each has a different name.  Imagine trying to learn them all, to know them all. Imagine being able to identify them! 

  • HERB SPECIES: UNUSUAL SPECIES

    CHERVIL

    Such a delicate pretty herb and so easy to grow .. I scatter Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds wherever I have space in the early spring or autumn ~ usually in damp and shady conditions.  I don’t grow them in summer…

  • HERB SPECIES : COMMON HERBS

    CALMING CHAMOMILE

    Chamomile (Chamaelium nobile and Matricaria recutita) Many people have heard of this herb  … generally in connection with tea! Chamomile is known for its relaxing, soothing effects. The two kinds of chamomile have always been accepted for their medicinal properties.…

  • DISCOVERING HERBS

    COMMON HERBS

    Our most well known herbs Here you’ll find out about familiar Herbs of the kitchen ~ parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme and mint. There is also Basil and Coriander the well-known Mediterranean herbs. Of course there are Lavender and Wild Roses…

  • HERB SPECIES : COMMON HERBS

    BASIL

    A Beautiful Ancient Herb As with all herbs, the healing properties of Basil has been handed down through folk medicine in many cultures.  The subtleties of its culinary uses were developed centuries later. Early texts seem to suggest that basil…

  • DISCOVERING HERBS,  SHOP

    DISCOVERING HERBS – ebook

     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 herbs already in your garden or you may use them regularly…

  • DISCOVERING HERBS

    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…