Tag: Edinburgh

Harvest Time!

Another scorching day in Edinburgh today! Perfect weather for harvesting Marigold blossoms (Calendula officinalis) to dry. Once the petals have dried, I’ll probably make them into an infused Calendula oil, which is fabulous for the skin, and can be used to make healing ointments for all manner of complaints. I will post a profile on …

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Blackford Glen Herb Garden

A small bunch of us in Edinburgh have started looking after this little patch of land attached to a farm in Blackford Glen. For those from further afield, a glen is a valley, and this glen sits between the beautiful Hermitage of Braid and the Braid Hills. A very special place for a herb garden! …

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