Introduction

Herbs are wonderful and rewarding plants to grow, being both decorative and useful. They bring colour and scent to the garden and are versatile and quick to establish. Herbs are perhaps most commonly grown to be used in cooking. This pack will introduce you to the versatility of herbs, and will highlight the many other beneficial uses that they have. The pack is divided into various sections, so you don't have to work through the whole thing Once your herbs are established you can choose what...

Greenspace

SOUTH LANARKSHIRE GREENSPACE - HEALTHY HERBS PACK A balanced diet provides a basis for good health and helps to protect us from serious illnesses such as coronary heart disease, diabetes and cancers. Healthy eating can also prevent tooth decay and weight gain. In Scotland, all of these problems are more common than in most other countries in Europe. Various reports have highlighted the current dietary problems in Scotland. Failure to eat the recommended amounts of fruit and vegetables is a...

Health Beauty

Historically, herbs were cultivated for their medicinal and tonic properties. Although this practice has declined in recent years, with the introduction of modern pharmaceutical products, there is much to be said for using natural alternatives wherever possible, to avoid and ease a host of minor ailments and to boost inner and outer health and beauty. Although many people are sceptical about the benefits of herbal remedies and natural beauty products, others believe that there is much truth in...