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Herbal Bathroom Products Workshop – February 2022 – Date to be confirmed.

at Witchampton Village Hall, Nr Wimborne, Dorset. 10am - 4pm Cost: £75.00 per person (see below for discount information) This is a great opportunity to come and spend a day learning how to make a variety of tried and tested herbal bathroom products. Products that are kind to you, the earth, reduce single-use plastic and will save you pennies. This workshop is hands-on, so you will have a whole variety of products to take home with you along with detailed handouts. We will use a variety of dried herbs that can easily be foraged from the hedgerows or found growing in your garden and natural ingredients that you will have in your kitchen cupboards or that can easily [...]

Natural Cleaning Products Workshop – February 2022 – Date to be confirmed.

at Witchampton Village Hall, Nr Wimborne, Dorset. 10am - 4pm Cost: £75.00 per person (see below for discount information) This workshop will teach you how to make a variety of tried and tested recipes to enable you to start making your own natural cleaning products from simple ingredients that can be found in your cupboards or easily and cheaply bought. This workshop is hands-on, so you will have a whole variety of products to take home with you along with detailed handouts. We will be making   Infused Anti-bacterial spray - Dishwasher tablets - Toilet cleaner - Kitchen surface cleaner - Clothes washing liquid - Wood polish - Scouring powder - Bees wax wraps                                                    Cost : [...]

You can also find me at …

If you are unable to make any of the above workshop dates I will also be teaching at other venues throughout 2022. Sustainability Centre - East Meon, Hants. https://www.sustainability-centre.org/adult-courses.html The Kingcombe Centre - Dorset https://www.kingcombe.org/book River Cottage - Dorset https://www.rivercottage.net/search?q=herbal

Wild Garlic Scones

These scones need no introduction. Make these and your friends and family will love you forever. […]

Red Clover Honey

Summer is the perfect time to harvest red clovers highly scented pretty pink flowers that adorn our grassy meadows and verges. […]

Dandelion Root Coffee

Despite the name, dandelion root coffee doesn’t really taste much like coffee at all, but it is delicious and good for you. […]

Strawberry and Rose Petal Compote

I will be using the rose petals I collect over the summer in many recipes, herbal remedies and bathroom products but one of my all-time favourites is still strawberry and rose petal compote. […]

Walks and other bits

I am always happy to run a seasonal herbal workshop or a walk near you, just drop me a line with your thoughts and I’ll be happy to chat in more detail. Tel: 07876711407 Email: hedgerowdee@hotmail.com

Wild Heart Plant Connection 2022 – Dorset.

Please note: This course is only open to students who have completed 'A Year Amongst The Hedgerows' course. Wild Heart Plant Connection is an opportunity to come and learn to connect and work at a deep energetic/spirit level with the plants as our allies and teachers. This is how our ancestors worked; they held a deep connection to the spirit of the plants and a deep understanding of our interconnectedness and co-creative relationship. When we open ourselves up to connecting with the plants in this way we open up opportunities to receive the deep teachings and healings that the plants offer us through our wild heart connection. Throughout the course, you will reawaken your wild heart, learn to [...]

A Year Amongst The Hedgerows 2022 – Dorset.

'A Year Amongst The Hedgerows'
  is a season-by-season journey through the year, working and connecting with the wild medicinal herbs that grow amongst our hedgerows and green spaces. We will work at many different levels exploring and working with local seasonal herbs to use daily in our lives for our health and well-being. Some of what we cover will include: Foraging – herb walks - identification Hands-on herbal remedy making: – tinctures – infusions/decoctions – flower essence – syrups – oils – creams & balms. Everyone will create his or her own materia medica throughout the year. We will spend time deepening our sensory connection to the plants. Learn about the medicinal uses of the herbs, both generic [...]