Herbs are incredibly versatile and robust plants, making them some of the easiest plants to grow your -self. They can be grown directly in the garden, in patio containers, window boxes and in hanging baskets. By following some simple instructions you can enjoy the pleasure of your own herb garden. Click the image to discover how easy herbs are to grow.
There are many herbs that can be harvested all year, such as sage , rosemary, and thyme. Others such as basil, have a very limited growing season. Herbs can be dried, frozen, preserved in oils, jellies and vinegars so you can enjoy their bounty throughout the year. Click the image to learn how
Harvesting herbs from the wild is a wonderful way to spend a day, knowing that you have a collected you own medicine chest for free. However, there are certain rules that need to be adhered to, in order to collect herbs safely and within the law
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There are a number of ways to harness the therapeutic properties of herbs. These simple methods can be carried out in your own kitchen, using basic ingredients found in most kitchen cupboards. Learn how to make Infusions, Tinctures, Decoctions and Macerated Oils. Click the image and learn how to harness the power of herbs
Throughout history the lives of man and plants has been inexorably entwined. Some plants have such powerful properties that they have revolutionized medicine, caused wars and are still fundamental to the health of our planet today.
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People from all around the world have picked and used herbs for thousands of years. There are approximately 20,000 plants identified as herbs which grow
across continents and are used for cooking; medicine, some are now cultivated , but each region has its own distinct herbs and methods of use
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