This weekend course in glorious Devon is about growing and making herbal remedies. A practical walkabout provides opportunities to see medicinal trees and other plants growing in a forest garden. You will hear about the many uses of these plants, from cough cures to painkillers and more. You will see permaculture design features, and learn about good harvesting practices, as well as drying and preservation techniques. There will be opportunities to harvest bark and other plant materials. You will find out how to make a variety of preparations suitable for body and health care, such as teas, tinctures and balms.
The cost of this course is inclusive of learning materials and refreshments. Full details and joining instructions will be sent on booking. Not included are accommodation and travel. Let us know if you would like our accommodation suggestions list. Your guide is Anne Stobart, MCPP, PhD, a medical herbalist, herb grower and historical researcher. Her published books include Household Medicine in Seventeenth-Century England (Bloomsbury, 2016) and The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook (Permaculture Publications