May

May is the time for maximum growth, bringing forth a massive array of natural, native, medicinal plants. Historically, running parallel to the learned texts being complied by physicians, apothecaries and Herbalists, ordinary men (and usually woman) compiled ‘Books of receipts’ and ‘Still room’ books.

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April

A beautiful spring morning and we are on the hunt for confirmation that spring has definitely sprung. With a nip still in the air but the morning sun promising to warm us up, we set off with Herber backpack and binos at the ready…

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March

If you study or are interested in phenology, March is a key month to notice seasonal variations in plant activity. This is the month that spring officially arrives; around the time of the equinox which occurs between March 20th and 22nd.

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