Medicinal Forest Garden Weekend
23 May @ 10:00 - 24 May @ 16:00£150.00
A two-day weekend course at Holt Wood in Devon packed with information about healing trees and shrubs, from plant identification to planting a medicinal forest garden, with practical opportunities for harvesting and making herbal preparations. This course can help you to identify the potential for growing and making your own herbal remedies in a forest garden. During this course we will cover a range of native and introduced healing trees and shrubs. A practical walkabout will provide opportunities to see and identify these and other medicinal plants growing in a woodland setting. You will hear about the many uses of these plants, from cough cures to painkillers and more. There will be discussion of permaculture design features, and issues in cultivating a medicinal forest garden. You will learn about good harvesting practices, and you will also learn how to make a variety of preparations suitable for body and health care.