Herbal and Garden

  • Herbs for healthFriday 24 August 2018
    FULL
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] 9.30am-4.30pm The course The origins of the herbaceous border lie in growing herbs for home remedies in the past.  Led by a medical herbalist, the course offers guidance on the most safe and useful herbs to grow and how to harvest... (more info)
  • Herbs for daily lifeSaturday 25th August 2018
    FULL
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] 9.30am-4.30pm The course A day for the beginner who wishes to know how to introduce herbs into their daily life effectively. Also a day for those who have attended historical herb courses previously and would like a deeper focus on methods.... (more info)
  • Arabic influence HerbsSunday 26 August 2018
    9.30am-4.30pm The course Arabia supplied the precious spices and aromatic gums used in western medicine. However the Arabic influence on medical training and in particular the practice of the apothecary, was so much greater than sourcing drugs. We will be looking at contacts with the East from the pilgrimage of Alfred the Great to Jerusalem... (more info)
  • Garden History in 10 Objects   Friday 19 October 2018
    9.30am-4.30pm The course A one day ‘taster’ interactive course to explore the diversity and depth of garden history. You’ll get a chance to examine and ask questions about a range of objects connected with the history of gardens and then we’ll  investigate them in context to show how the styles and fashions change. There will an... (more info)
  • 11am-4pm The course In this day we will explore the following topics: how our nerves and hormones function, understanding insomnia, anxiety, fatigue and headaches, plant actions, identifying the bean family food and herb knowhow kit and make remedies including an essential oils bath and pillow tincture. The tutor Alex Laird is a medical herbalist and... (more info)