Latest Issue Of 'Herbs' Out Now! The spring issue of the Society's journal 'Herbs', is out now, full of seasonal interest. The Magic of Seed Sowing is the first part of a masterclass on sowing and growing herbs by Jekka McVicar. Spring Into Action join Judith Hann at the start of the new year in her Herb Garden. The Art of Artemis Herb Society President Anne McIntyre takes you on a journey through life from birth to death, around her Spiral garden. Early Harvests the first of a series of articles by Christina Stapley suggests ways to use your herbal harvest for fun and functional projects such as leaf printing and basket making.
Member benefits inside this journal include a free 12 month membership to The Plant Exchange and also a reduction on the cost of Jekka's Complete Herb Book, the offer includes free p&p.
For a complete article listing, visit our Journal Page. If you're not already a member you can get Herbs delivered to your door by joining the Herb Society.
2009 AGM & Conference Travels To Stratford-Upon-Avon
Join us for a weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon for our AGM & Conference on the 26th & 27th of September. In honour of Stratford's most famous son the theme will be dedicated to discovering more about the herbs that were familiar to William Shakespeare. On the Saturday there will be the AGM for members, plus a talk and a tussie mussie demonstration on the Saturday. Sunday will see us visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Hall Croft, home of Shakespeare's physician son-in-law John Hall.
Prices and full programme will be announced soon. Keep an eye on our Diary page for further details and booking form. You can also see the other events we have planned for this year on the diary page.
We also have 2 books by Sue Minter our Chairman which are available to everyone, but members get free postage! All proceeds from the sale of these books go direct to the Herb Society see the books section of the online shop for prices and book details.
We'd love to her your thoughts on the latest journal and also on our conference plans? Please note the new members area is not yet active. It's hoped to be able to get this up and running by May 09, sorry for the inconvienience.