Blog Posts From IET Volunteers

Herb of the month: Calendula

Posted: 17.10.17 by in

This amazingly healing plant could be in almost every bed in the apothecary garden.

Herb of the month: a tribute to Tansy

Posted: 17.08.17 by in

A beautiful, vigorous plant with a fascinating history, but one to be approached with caution.

Herb of the month: Meadowsweet

Posted: 13.07.17 by in

This herb not only looks beautiful and smells delicious, it also gives us one of our most valuable medicines: aspirin.

Herb of the month: Sage

Posted: 12.06.17 by in

Sage might not be the first herb you think of for summertime, but June and July are the best months to harvest its strong-scented, silvery leaves.

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