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The last to leave…

I lead my final few herb walks of the year recently by the Lochside, as Winter hints at her imminent arrival;  mornings where the garden has been set aglitter by frost, excited little faces at the window watching the first … Continue reading

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Under Valerian’s wing

In my last blog post I mentioned that plants make the best teachers.  And you find that they’ll deliver lessons in a variety of ways, as I was reminded recently when spending time with Valeriana officinalis.  Lessons about them, about your patients … Continue reading

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Angelica, the protector

My garden has been offering me generous leaving gifts over the past few months.  The little Elder tree has blossomed properly for the first time.  The first bloom opened on the day I came down with a fever, providing me … Continue reading

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Gratitude for my alliaceous allies

Spring walks punctuated by that heady of aroma of garlic are a real moment of seasonal transition for me.  For the past couple of months this aromatic greeting has moved me from the (rather long) Scottish early Spring to the … Continue reading

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Four little seeds…

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