EP021-Denise Dunne talks medicinal herbs, best medicinal herbs to grow, and lots more!!

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Jun 26 2020 47 mins   1

In this weeks episode of Master My Garden Podcast I talk to Denise Dunne owner of The Herb Garden http://www.theherbgarden.ie/ Denise is one of the most knowledgeable people on all things herbs. In this weeks episode we talk about medicinal herbs. Its a great chat with lots of really useful info and advice.

The Herb Garden is a Certified Organic Herb Nursery, established by Denise Dunne in 1995. We produce a wide range of Certified Organic Herb Seed and stock a large selection of Certified Organic Herb Plants that are not widely available. We also supply a range of certified organic salad, flower and native Irish wildflower seed.

We specialise in Herb Garden Design for the private and corporate sector – restaurant and hotel kitchen gardens; heritage garden restorations; walled and medieval gardens; medicinal, aromatherapy and sensory gardens.

We also offer a Consultancy Service, giving advice on herb garden design, organic growing, organic conversion plans and specialist menu planning, incorporating local and seasonal products, herbs and wild foods.

Denise is available for talks, demonstrations and workshops on all aspects of growing and using herbs. 

Visitors are very welcome but strictly by appointment only. Please telephone or email in advance to arrange a mutually suitable day and time. Group visits are also welcome.


During the episode Denise outlines her recommended books on herbs and here are they are:

The Herb Book by Arabella Boxer, Philippa Back (ISBN: 9780831744366) 

Jekka's Complete Herb Book by Jekka McVicar, (ISBN: 9781856267809

Healing with Herbs by Judith Hoad (ISBN: 9788172246563) 

You can contact Denise on any of her social channels links below

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theherbgardenireland/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theherbgardenireland/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_herb_garden

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-dunne-b6b69427/

Denise also mentioned an organisation close to her heart, Shop local Ireland. Shop local Ireland is a new not for profit, social enterprise, helping to link customers with producers and retailers in their area. Business sign up for free on any of the links below follow Shop Local Ireland on social channels and they will help promote your business.


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Until the next time 
Happy Gardening