There seems hardly time to do anything except forage and garden at the moment. Spring has truely sprung and wild garlic / ramsons (Allium ursinum) is on my menu each day! As ever, I can’t get enough of this herb and have been experimenting with how to stretch the harvest.
Mostly, I have been preserving . . . → Read More: Ramson mackerel spread
Hoar frost on rosehips
Update: The next start date for my course is 20th March 2017. If you need to begin before that date, it can be arranged.
For the past year, I’ve been running my updated apprenticeship course with an information and activity packed online course running alongside a workshop series.
I am . . . → Read More: Apprenticeship places available
My friend Madelon Oostwoud has written a wonderful book about growing amazing edible perennials in small gardens. Now in its second print, Een Kleine Eetbare Tuin is an absolute treasure trove of gardening information, perfectly tailored to small urban gardens. Her book is published by the KNNV and is widely available to purchase. I highly recommend . . . → Read More: Great soil for amazing herbs
Dear Urban Herbies, If you have followed this blog for the past few years you will know that I have been erratically working on a book which details herbology methods for people living in towns and cities. I have been building up my methods for herbal preparations and wild food recipes, teaching them to . . . → Read More: Herbology recipe testing
Join my special Samhain workshop to create magical herbal gifts, lotions and potions and to explore the herbology of autumn.
We will spend over 4 hours in and around my Schellingwoude volkstuin (a wild ecological garden with wooden house, log fire etc). It is in . . . → Read More: Samhain Herbology Workshop
What a pleasure it is to work with enthusiastic people on the topics I love. On Saturday, I welcomed a small group of apprentices into my home and foraging grounds, to work on a variety of preparations and experience more of the world of Urban Herbology. The apprentices are studying my online course at . . . → Read More: Apprentices Gathering – Mabon
I am so happy to tell you that eight pages in the 2017 Earth Pathways Diary were contributed by me.
The festival pages which I submitted, covering the main eight seasonal celebrations of the pagan calendar, were selected and are now beautifully published. They reflect how we can celebrate each passing season in an Urban . . . → Read More: Earth Pathways Diary
Lynn’s Herbology Club is for children aged 5 – 10 years. Maximum 8 children in the group.
Each session is practical and fun. They build self-confidence and provide a wealth of sensory experiences in a green, social setting. Herbology Club allows children to play in a thoughtful and creative way with nature. No experience . . . → Read More: Herbology Club for Children
I stood stupefied and watched a woman take out a knife and cut bunches of Wild garlic from inside the entrance of Park Frankendael this evening. Felt so mad and sad and bewildered that I didn’t know where to begin with her. So just stared at the mini massacre until she saw me and . . . → Read More: Gentle wild garlic
Deze cursus is ontwikkeld en wordt gegeven door Lynn Shore. De cursus is bedoeld voor mensen die interesse hebben in stadskruiden. Het doel is om je band met de natuur te verdiepen door je vertrouwd te maken met een grote variëteit aan nuttige kruiden en planten die in je naaste omgeving groeien, vaak . . . → Read More: Urban Herbology cursus in het Nederlands!