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The circle of elms in Edinburgh Gardens

January 12, 2017 Ethnobiology, History 2 Comments

There’s a circle of thirteen elms in Fitzroy’s Edinburgh Gardens, my favourite…

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Animals, birds and the elder tree: how do we learn?

There's a new academic discipline -  zoopharmacognosy, the study of the use…

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Seasonal rhythms & national festivals

I have often heard my herbal friends bemoan the fact that in Australia…

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On being still: scullcap and Quakers

March 1, 2016 A herb, Ethnobiology 0 Comments

Scullcap  (Scutellaria lateriflora) is a lovely gentle little plant, one of my…

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