A Walk Through Our Physic Garden : The Cardiology Ward

Our Cardiology Ward includes the following plants: Apothecary Rose (Rosa gallica) is traditionally used for grief, said to raise the spirits and cheer the heart. Scientific studies support its anti-depressant, mild sedative, cardiotonic, and cholesterol lowering properties. Borage (Borago officinalis)…

Photo of Blue Himalayan poppy

Blue Poppies

Facilitator June Imrie has written about blue poppies, to add information about the real plants inspiring our rememberance day blue poppies decorating the garden between 11th and 15th November. Read more about what the different poppy colours mean here. Meconopsis…

Snowdrops

The beautiful appearance of Snowdrops inspired volunteer Marjie to record their arrival. Volunteer Daisy retells a creation story of how the snow got its colour and why the snowdrops have a green patch on the side of the petal. Long,…