Practical workshops at MAYA

Last Thursday (16th Jan) saw the start of the series of workshops that Dalbinder Bains and myself are running at MAYA Therapies on Lark Lane. We had a great time making herbal vinegars and remedies for seasonal coughs and colds. The next workshop is on 20th Feb, where...

Wildflower Centre Harvest Celebration

As a herbalist I love getting out and sharing my passion for local plant medicines and the National Wildflower Centre is a favourite place to do this. Today, as part of the ‘Get Active’ day in the Autumn Harvest Celebration Week I led a walk around the grounds looking...

Lyndale Cancer Support Centre

I spent an enjoyable evening at the Lyndale Cancer Support Centre in Knowsley this evening, talking the breast cancer support group about how herbs and diet can be used to promote a healthy body that is in the best of health for fighting or preventing cancer. The...

Herb Walk at The National Wildflower Centre

Today I had a lovely morning at The National Wildflower Centre sharing the therapeutic benefits of the weeds, trees and wildflowers that grow in the centre and surrounding Court Hey Park with some fellow plant-lovers. It’s a fantastic time of year to look at...

Wildflower Centre Harvest Feast

I had a wonderful day at the National Wildflower Centre, Knowsley, yesterday at their ‘Harvest Feast’ event. The sun shone (the wind blew!) and everyone enjoyed free activities and food – from baking and birds of prey to Polish treats and curry. My...