Iona Herbal & Bareroot Botanicals Herb Farm Open Day - National Herb Week

Come join us on the farm to celebrate National Herb Week. We are inviting the public to come to the farm for the day to meet the plants. Ross will be giving some demonstrations on growing unusual herbs. He will also take people around the garden to see some of our Chinese and Ayurvedic plants. Sligo Herbalist Gaby Wieland will be giving a talk on using medicinal plants. Marina will be talking about our European and native Irish wild plants and doing some remedy making demonstrations. This will be a fun day for all the family. If you are staying for the whole day bring along a picnic. Fresh herbal teas and cordials will be provided.

1pm

Ross Hennessy on using adaptogen herbs for stress and adrenal exhaustion. Demonstration on how to make a tincture from your herbs.

2pm

Gaby Wieland talks about using Hawthorn which is just in flower. Demonstration on making cordial from wild harvested Hawthorn blossoms.

3pm

Marina Kesso on using herbs in the garden for respiratory conditions. Demonstration on decocting root herbs to make cough syrups.

 

Date: Sunday 24th May 2015 12noon - 4pm

Location: Bareroot Botanicals, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo