Herb Society Talk On Creating A Sustainable Cutting Garden


Fierceblooms will be talking on-line to members of the Herb Society on the 18th May 2024 about creating a sustainable cutting garden.
phacelia cutting with fierceblooms
On 18th May 2024, I am delighted to be talking with The Herb Society about creating a sustainable cutting garden. I’ll be sharing idea’s on how to be more sustainable in your garden, the flowers – and herbs – we are growing for fresh and dried arrangements, and a demonstration on how to make your own “Tussie Mussie”.

I would be so pleased if you joined me, and delighted to be in the company of two other speakers – John Cullen who holds the RHS national collection of achillea, and Elisabeth Brooke, herbalist and author, speaking about the magic of herbs.

As luck would have it, a few solstices ago now, a medicinal herbalist arrived at my door to collect her dried flower wreath. Her name is Kate Huet and I learned later that she chairs the Herb Society. A few moons later, I am delighted to announce that I’ll be giving a talk to The Herb Society, a 97 year old charity that promotes the use and enjoyment of herbs.

Live from our 19th Century Cheshire wharf built by Thomas Telford, we’ll be sharing the ideas and inspiration we’ve followed in creating and growing our own sustainable, scented, seasonal cutting garden with both flowers and herbs.

In addition, I will be providing practical tips on how to be more sustainable in gardening practices and will give a live demonstration of how to make a Tussie Mussie, that captures the beauty of May, in it’s purest, most seasonal moment.


Fierceblooms is a environmentally sustainable floral business. Guarded by our ancient horse chestnut, our canalside cutting garden grows herbs and flowers while the wild edges hold magical medicinal plants here for much longer. Our hand crafted wild garden style wreaths and florals capture the seasonal moment and are created exclusively with British everlasting and fresh flowers.

fierceblooms in cutting garden

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