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Who doesn’t like chocolate?

Who doesn’t like chocolate?

So why am I sharing this hip expanding experience on my herb blog? Herb flavoured chocolates of course! Before we left I made sure to peruse their extensive range and found quite a few herb related flavours that I just

Stillroom Book – Create a family heirloom

Stillroom Book – Create a family heirloom

A stillroom book would contain recipes, family health information, treatments tried, but also notes and inspirations, things of importance to the household, anything and everything that would be meaningful to the next generation. These books were handed down the

How to Make Herbal Tinctures

How to Make Herbal Tinctures

Making a tincture is one of the most useful and versatile extracting methods. The standard method which has been used for many centuries involves using an alcohol base, usually vodka as this has very little taste, to extract the

Comfrey – Grow your own treatment for back pain, sprains and strains

Comfrey – Grow your own treatment for back pain, sprains and strains

Comfrey is known for its unparalleled healing properties. Traditionally used to aid in the healing of wounds, fractures, as well as ulcers.

Dye Easter Eggs with Herbs

Naturally-dyed eggs have a lovely matte finish reminiscent of old milk paint, but eggs can also be oiled to a satin shiny finish. After eggs have dried, rub them with an edible vegetable oil such as canola oil or olive

Herbology At Home – Homemade Health

Herbology At Home – Homemade Health

HOMEMADE HEALTH is the second book, to be released in 2011, it is a collection of old time home remedies straight from the pantry. Some tried and true, some quirky, but all based on natural remedies your grandmothers probably knew

Dandelion Soup Recipe

Dandelion Soup Recipe

If you search for dandelion recipes you'll often find Cream of Dandelion as a popular soup recipe. I wanted something a bit different and was very happy when I found a chicken and dandelion soup which sounded hearty and

Herb Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

Herb Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

These days we are not as reliant on the larder and length and severity of fasting all vary according to personal beliefs. Still, Shrove Tuesday is known as Pancake Tuesday around the world. What a great opportunity for

Herb shopping at the Markets

Herb shopping at the Markets

Some of you, especially those from the Northern Hemisphere, may be a bit amused at what I brought home. My basket was full of basil, mint, English spinach, dandelion greens, fat hen, cobblers pegs, ribwort plantain and marhsmallow.

Herb Garden Markers – Fun & functional

Herb Garden Markers – Fun & functional

Once you have decided what goes where and how it is all going to look you might like to use markers to identify your plants. Why not make this a feature? On Etsy there are many artisans

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