Herbalism – Meadow and Hedgerow Herbs

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Herbalism – Meadow and Hedgerow Herbs

Course Details

You will be taught about the characteristics and nature of various herbs.

The fascinating course will cover the following topics:

  • Hedgerow  tinctures, Ointments, Syrups and Teas
  • Flowers and Bark: Bach Flower Remedies / Harvesting and drying herbs
  • Companion planting with herbs – general garden care and maintenance, making a Victorian herb garden.

Health and Safety issues will be introduced in each session and further advice given concerning the contraindications of herbs within the body.

Information & Support

Students will not engage in any foraging activities during the course.The tutor grows the majority of her own herbs but will advise students how to purchase herbs from reputable sources.

At no time will any remedy be advised for pregnant or nursing women, young children and the very elderly or infirm who will always be advised to consult a medical practitioner should there be concerns related to health issues.

Students are required to bring a notebook, sketchpad, coloured inks, pens or pencils and will also be asked to keep a small diary to record their experiences of working with Herbs.

Students will not be required to buy any particular book but will be given a reading list to assist further studies.

Course fees & Duration

This six week course costs £72

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
Code: LLGL1602AU Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 08/10/2019 to 19/11/2019 Day: Tuesday Time: 19:00 to 21:00 Contact: 01590 679457

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below:

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.