Growing & Using Herbs Workshop - 3rd April 2020 10-4pm
Discover how to grow herbs successfully and learn about the many uses of herbs around the home, and garden . This practical hands-on course will show you how to grow herbs, give you an insight into herb garden design, demonstrate the many uses of herbs around the home and garden and give you the opportunity to make some herbal lotions and potions for you to take away with you. You will learn about the cultural and historical uses of herbs, how to create Greek ‘Air fresheners’ and Medieval ‘Odour eaters’ as well as how to preserve, store and cook with herbs. You only need bring yourself as all equipment and ingredients are supplied. There are only 10 places on each course so you’ll have lots of attention and support. Kits and ingredients will be available to take away, to make your own herbal products at home or to give as gifts to friends and family
Your tutor Sue Rodgers is passionate about herbs that are part of her everyday life, whether it’s a cup of lemon verbena tea to relax, Sage tea to ease a sore throat or making a Horsetail Nail soak, there is hardly a day goes by that she doesn’t use herbs. After completing a foundation course in Natural Medicine with Neal’s Yard, Sue learned just how important herbs are to mankind and just how few people fully understand their true worth. Sue hopes that you will share her enthusiasm for herbs and make them part of your daily life.
Accommodation is not included but if required it is available within the local area, some suggestions can be found on our 'local accommodation' page - please arrange this yourself.. Refreshments are provided on the day but not lunches.
Toilet and classroom all easily accessible from the car park *Please bring a packed lunch*. Attendees must be over 16.
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