Herb walks at Hellens Garden Festival, Much Marcle (free once you have paid the entry fee to festival).
A guided walk around the herb garden at Hellens Manor, and discussion of the historical and current use of herbs in medicine.
On Sunday, a talk and demo of my top 20 herbs ; how to cultivate, harvest and use them for health and well being.
This course will cover how to prepare for your travels by achieving optimum health before you go using herbal remedies, and also what to take with you as an essential travel herbal first aid kit plus herbs for minor ailments while travelling. We will also discuss useful herbs for helping cope with the challenges of travelling in other countries and climates, and possible alternatives to vaccinations, traditional herbal anti malarials etc. Will we make some...
Herb walk at the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Queenswood Country Park. A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way.
We will be identifying the herbs we find on our walk and discussing the principles of using herbs for maintaining our health and well being. The aim is to increase our appreciation of the natural resources around us and increase our knowledge & understanding of herbs and our relationship with them....
Introduction to herbal medicine - A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home
An Introduction to Herbal Medicine Making.
An exploration of the uses of herbs and learn to make your own top quality cosmetics and herbal preparations. Includes ID, growing, harvesting from my organic garden, drying and storing herbs.
A practical 2 day workshop making teas, decoctions, infused oils, ointments, creams and other remedies
This herbal medicine making...
Japanese woodblock printmaking (Mokuhanga) - two day course
June weekend course is at The print Shed, Madley
August weekend course is at my studio near Ledbury
Japanese woodblock printmaking (Mokuhanga) is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners, ever since it first came to the attention of (and greatly influenced) the Impressionists in the 19th century. It is a form of relief printing which uses a unique registration system, together with...
The Art of natural perfumery - Create your own perfumes using essential and infused oils
How to use essential oils to make your own unique perfumes
An appreciation of a lost art as we explore the creative and sensual possibilities of using natural oils in perfumery.
Natural essences resonate with our emotions and our memories,
as well as our body, mind, and spirit. This weekend we will delight in the aromas of the...
- Next course on 21st September 2019
The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing, including herbal approaches to common conditions
We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common ailments. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an...
The Spice of Life a practical exploration of the medicinal use of spices. One day course on using spices for pleasure and healing
Explore the medicinal use of spices
A practical day workshop making cordials, infused oils and other warming remedies with cardamom, frankincense, fennel, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and many other spices