The Herb Society blog

Encouraging an interest in herbs

These pages are the official blog of the Herb Society. The Herb Society was founded in the UK in 1927 by Hilda Leyel and is an international organisation welcoming members from the UK and overseas. Download a leaflet to find out more about membership, or visit our main website at herbsociety.org.uk.

Selected Herb related posts

Websites to visit for herbs
Book review: A Handful of Herbs by Segall, Pickford & Hammick

Stevia and the No Added Sugar controversy

Scientific evaluation of lavender in medicine
Cognitive effects of rosemary and sage

visit herb society at garden festival by matt austin Herb Events

Upcoming herb events 2016

President’s day 2015 with Toby Buckland

Our exhibit at Tatton flower show 2015

An emphasis on herbs at Bowood House garden festival 2015

uk herb gardens to visitHerb gardens to visit

Chelsea Physic Garden

Westminster Abbey Garden

Isle of Wight Lavender

Kew gardens

Ryton Organic   |   Sulgrave Manor

herbs around the gardenHerbs around the garden

Self seeding herbs

Passionflower – a very pretty herb


Attracting bees and insects

Flowering herbs – Summer   |   Spring

herb society activitiesHerb Society news

Herbs at the Old Medicine House

Introducing Nicky and the new members email newsletter

A herb day at Hooksgreen nursery

finding herbs further afieldHerbs further afield

Verdant Hong Kong

Herbalists at Hobbiton

New Zealand lavender





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