The Herb Society is an internationally-renowned educational charity dedicated to encouraging the appreciation and use of herbs in cooking, gardening, cosmetic, historical and medicinal uses for professionals or amateurs. Whilst the majority of members are in the UK we have members worldwide including the USA, Thailand, Japan, South Africa, Australia and Europe.
Join the Herb Society and enter the sensual world of herbs!
Cook sensational food in new ways using herbs
Make your own medicine chest for minor illnesses
Spoil yourself with luxurious herbal cosmetics
Delve into weird and wonderful herbal history
Cultivate your own herbs on windowsill, patio or plot
LEARN HOW FROM OUR MEMBERS’ MAGAZINE AND WEBSITE
Buy your herb plants at discount prices
Belong to one of our local groups and enjoy herbal activities with a new group of friends.
Join us now and give life a new dimension!
Herb Society Fellow, Jan Greenland
Herb Society Advisor, Sue Minter
Trustee, Malcolm Dickson
are available to give talks
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Members' Discount Scheme
UK herbal businesses:
Blackbrook Herb Gardens * Culberry Nursery Daisy Gifts Ltd * Eco Charlie * Herbs for Healing Hooksgreen Herbs Ltd * Norfolk Herbs * Samares Manor Gardens * Scented Geraniums * Seed Sowers Training Project * Seed Parade Teapigs * The Cottage Herbery * The Herb Farm * The Herb Nursery * Womersley Crafts Ltd
USA herbal businesses:
Nichols Garden Nursery * Richters Herbs
** Discount details in members' area **
Culberry Nursery Ltd
March - May 'Herbs'
The only magazine in the UK dedicated to herbs-
free to members, published four times a
Cover image: Alliums and catmint attract insects and make a good foil for roses, peonies and other border plants.
Photo: Susie White
Wildflower walks in the Tyrolean mountains and meadows
In the company of Seija Swain who was based at the Hotel Olympia, Seefeld.
Caroline Holmes on Alicia Amherst, arguably the first garden historian, and a well-connected person herself.
Weeds and Wild Flowers – a Victorian cultural collage
Gareth Evans draws out the herbal content.
Herbs in a cold climate
Susie White and her herb garden survived a move to a frost pocket!
The life-saving potential of Artemisia annua
Lesley Bremness writes about her project in Gambia growing Artemisia, used to treat malaria.
Mrs Grieve, author of A Modern Herbal
Katharine Edmonds provides more information on the amazing Mrs Grieve, whose Modern Herbal was edited by Hilda Leyel, founder of the Herb Society.
Re-establishing a Roman mosaic herb garden
An admirable and beautiful project in Flag Fen Archaeological Park near Peterborough.
Desert Island Herb: dill
Ruth Bolton loves dill - easy to grow, versatile and flavoursome. What’s not to like!
Herb Society News – Local Groups – Diary Listings – Book reviews – Case Notes: Bladder control after prostate surgery by Ann Walker – Classified – Medical herbalists
To advertise in Herbs email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertisers in this issue include:
Editor - Barbara Segall; Editorial Board - Gwenneth Heyking, Cheryl Waller; Designers - The Magic Studio
The Herb Society Garden Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of the herb garden at Sulgrave Manor.
Make your support go further - Gift Aid your membership!
For further details and to download a form visit our Gift Aid page