Grandmama Comfrey

Commonly known as Knitbone, Boneset (this should not be confused with the other herb named Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum).Knitback. Consound. Blackwort. … More

In Praise of the Starflower

Blessed with a multitude of names – Starflower, Burrage, Bee Plant, Bee Bread, Bugloss, Herb of Gladness, Borak, Lisan selvi, … More

Borage Family Ramblings

I’ve been becoming increasingly intrigued by plant families over the last couple of years, and in how to recognise the … More