A Picture Speaks…

The forthcoming Plant Portraits books will be richly illustrated. But it’s not about glossy imagery with style over substance. Images have been researched and chosen with the aim of bringing the remedies to life, through photography and botanical art.  It is useful to be aware of the shapes, colours and forms of the plants behind…

Asteraceae remedies: now printing

The book is being sent to the printers today by Emryss, the publishers in Holland. If you’d like to reserve your copy at the special pre-publication rate of €39, there are only a few weeks remaining. Once published the price will be €44. Updates on the book’s availability will be posted here. The Contents pages…

Preparing to publish

Asteraceae, remedies of the sunflower family, will soon be available. Details can be found on the publisher’s website here. More information and reading samples here  

The Sunflower

When Vincent van Gogh began his series of sunflower paintings in Arles, in the South of France in August 1886, he is said to have risen early to capture the flowers before the heat of the day could wilt them in the vase. But this isn’t what we see in the paintings. The flowers speak…