Tag: Just Botanics

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Fascinating article for a herb geek

I am not quite old enough to have had to learn these weights and measures tables at school, but you could still buy exercise books which had them printed on the back for handy reference. If you are a historical herb usage geek, you’ll find this article fascinating! http://www.justbotanics.co.uk/blog/Old-Apothecary-Measures/

March 11, 2015 0

Hedgerow Medicine

This lovely book arrived yesterday, from the people at Just Botanics whose blog I mentioned last time. I won it in their facebook competition, and I am very glad to have it. It is beautifully illustrated, which makes the plants it mentions easy to identify, and it’s full of interesting information about the folklore and…
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December 16, 2014 0