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Herb of the Month – Stellaria Media

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Chickweed, or Stellaria media. 🌿Botanical name and description: Stellaria media – ‘Chickweed’ (Caryophyllaceae). Chickweed is a common herb growing wild throughout gardens worldwide, …

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Herb of the Month – Calendula officinalis

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Calendula, or Calendula officinalis. 🌿 Botanical name and description: Calendula officinalis – ‘Calendula’ (Asteraceae/Compostitae) A drought and frost resistant annual (or short live …

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Herb of the Month – Glycyrrhiza Glabra

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Licorice, or Glycyrrhiza glabra. Quick quiz: which herb contains a constituent that is 50 times sweeter than sugar?The answer is Licorice, which is …

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Herb of the Month – Compositae Arctium lappa

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Burdock, or Compositae Arctium lappa. 🌿 Family: Compositae Arctium lappa (Burdock) is a biennial that is dormant in winter. 🌿 Generally, Burdock is harvested …

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Herb of the Month – Valeriana Officinalis

🌸 Need a good night’s sleep? This month’s herb of the month is Valerian, or Valeriana officinalis. 🌸 Valerian is a herbaceous perennial plant, originating in Europe and Asia and …

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Herb of the Month – Hawthorn

🌿 Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), native to Europe and Britain also known as Whitethorn or Mayflower, is a deciduous shrub or small tree up to 10 meters high with large thorns/spines, …

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COVID-19 Safety Plan

We would like to remind our members of the importance of having a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place.The plans set out what businesses and organisations need to do to fulfil …

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Herb of the Month – Horseradish

🌿 Our Herb of the month is Armoracia rusticana – Horseradish.Family: Brassicaceae 🌿 Horseradish, a tenacious perennial with large leaves native to Europe related to the cabbage and mustard, is …

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