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Back for 2017!

**Herb walk dates for 2018 will be announced in the coming months** Now in their sixth year, I’m very pleased to announce the dates for my Herb Walks for 2017. For the herb-curious, culinary experimenters, gardeners, wildlife enthusiasts and all with an interest in what grows naturally on their door herb_walk_rosmarinus Booking in advance is essential, as I can only take 16 people on each walk (to ensure everyone can see and hear everything) and as they usually sell out in advance (Booking details to follow) To reserve your place, you can either purchase a place via the Eventbrite link, posted by the side of each date (booking fee applies to all Eventbrite bookings), or you can email me at …

Spring has officially sprung!

With the Spring Equinox now having just past in the last few days, and with Lincoln being bathed in beautiful warm sunlight, I’ve just taken the opportunity to step out into my little urban herb garden for the first time this year, and my word, what a wonderful afternoon! This is probably the latest time that I’ve set to work on my garden in recent years, but with every ‘gardening day’ that I’d set aside in recent week being put paid to by rainy or very windy weather, it’s not been that easy to get out there and get my hands into the soil. But as always, the end result is always most pleasing, and as a herbalist, I feel …

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Hannah Sylvester, Medical Herbalist, Lincoln

Hannah Sylvester, Medical Herbalist, BSc (Hons) MNIMH. Medical Herbalist and Lecturer

Hannah graduated from the University of Lincoln with a first class BSc (Hons) degree in Herbal Medicine. She is a registered Member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (founded in 1864, the oldest professional organisation in the U.K. representing medical herbalists). Hannah lectures on the Clinical Diagnostic Skills module for the BSc Herbal Medicine degree course at Lincoln and is also a NIMH New Members’ Scheme Mentor. She is also a fully qualified first aider, workshop leader and regularly features on local radio and in the press.

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  • Back for 2017!

    **Herb walk dates for 2018 will be announced in the coming months** Now in their sixth year, I’m very pleased …
  • Spring has officially sprung!

    With the Spring Equinox now having just past in the last few days, and with Lincoln being bathed in beautiful …

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