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Sage Herblore

Often associated with the Autumn and Winter, it is actually late Spring and early Summer when Sage is truly at its most beautiful. It has become a common herb for cooks and one of the most popular garden herbs, however Sage also has a rich history of herb and folklore. Sage has traditionally been used…

Ramsoms – Wild Garlic

We were lucky enough to find a wonderful patch of Wild Garlic whilst roaming the woods around Kinver at the weekend. You can usually smell wild garlic before you see it, it has such a pungent aroma, however the flavor surprisingly, whilst unmistakably garlic is much softer and more subtly than the more common garlic…

Primrose – Darling of Spring

Primroses are found throughout Britain, but sadly like many of our native wildflowers are becoming more and more rare. In the wild they grow under hedges, on banks, on railway embankments and at the edges of woodland. Like many of the early Spring woodland flowers they take advantage of the not yet formed canopy of…

Garden Spells……

This is an extract from a book I read last year, it was quite a sentimental book, not something I would usually read but I did enjoy it and adored the tiny section at the back that gave just a few sentences on which flowers and petals to use in cooking at a dinner party…

Wild Roses

June is the month of roses and we have at least 13 species of wild rose in Britain including the Dog Rose, Field Rose, Downy Rose and the beautifully named Sweetbriar Rose. Amazingly all roses are edible and no part of them is poisonous. The cultivated roses grown in gardens, once grew in the Caspian…

Herbs for the Waning Moon……

Look for herbs that cleanse the system and strengthen, the Waning Moon is a good time to work with your body and the Moon to take away illness as it decreases each evening either for yourself or on behalf of others. Good foods for cleansing are citrus fruits and focus on eating greens such as parsley,…