Urban Physic Garden

 

Herbarium is an anthology of poems and songs written by over 50 poets celebrating and exploring the contemporary resonances of medicinal plants and herbs for the Urban Physic Garden.

UPDATE: Herbarium has now sold out, but you can watch videos of the poets who read at the launch night on the 22 July below, or click on individual poems to read or listen. Thanks to Steve Fowler for filming.

Edited by James Wilkes. To get in touch: herbariumanthology@gmail.com

Videos:

Chris McCabeDavid CaddyLiz AdamsMarcus SleasePhilip TerrySteve WilleyMichael ZandKirsty IrvingEmily HaslerChris PageLuke HeeleyJohn CleggFabian MacPhersonAmy CutlerJeff HilsonTim Atkins reading Peter JaegerJames HarveyClair WilcoxPeter PhilpottSimon BarracloughLaura FormanTim CresswellNat RahaKeith JebbHolly HopkinsJames WilkesJon StoneSJ FowlerTessa WhitehouseMendozamatt martinWayne ClementsJon ShawEdmund HardyTamarin Norwood

Poems:

Alecost / SARAH KELLY
Aloe Vera / SIMON BARRACLOUGH
Angelica / WAYNE CLEMENTS
Arnica / LIZ ADAMS
Artichoke, Globe / TIM CRESSWELL
Balloon Flower / MARCUS SLEASE
Basil, Holy / PETER JAEGER
Basil, Sweet Genovese / ISOBEL DIXON
Bergamot, Wild / EMILY HASLER
Betony / LUKE ROSIER
Bindweed / LAWRENCE BRADBY
Borage / LIZ ADAMS
Broad Bean / JAMES HARVEY
Caraway / MJ WELLER
Celery / HARRY GODWIN
Chamomile / LAURA FORMAN
Chervil / CHRIS PAGE
Chickweed / JAMES WILKES
Chicory / LUKE HEELEY
Comfrey / CLAIR WILCOX
Coriander / HANNAH SILVA
Dandelion / MATT MARTIN
Dill / JOHN CLEGG
Echinacea / MICHAEL ZAND
Elecampane / JEFF HILSON
Fennel / MENDOZA
Feverfew / TIM CRESSWELL
Flax / ANTONY JOHN
Foxglove / EDMUND HARDY
Garlic / HOLLY PESTER
Ginger / JON STONE
Ginkgo / JON STONE
Goat’s Rue / CLAIR WILCOX
Gotu Kola / LIVIA DRAGOMIR
Gravel Root / CHRISTODOULOS MAKRIS
Heartsease / LAURA FORMAN
Hemp Agrimony / CHRIS PAGE
Honeysuckle/ HELEN SLATER
Hop / MATT MARTIN
Horseradish / EMMA BENNETT
Hound’s Tongue / AMY CUTLER
Hyssop / TESSA WHITEHOUSE
Jacob’s Ladder / STEVE FOWLER
Lady’s Bedstraw / POSIE RIDER
Lady’s Mantle / EMILY CRITCHLEY
Lavender / BEN BOREK
Lemon Balm / ROWYDA AMIN
Lemongrass / CHRISSY WILLIAMS
Lemon Verbena / SARAH KELLY
Liquorice / SIMON BARRACLOUGH
Marigold / NAT RAHA
Marjoram / PHILIP TERRY
Marsh Mallow / KEITH JEBB
Meadowsweet / TESSA WHITEHOUSE
Milk Thistle / AMY CUTLER
Motherwort / CHRIS PAGE
Mugwort / MENDOZA
Mullein / JAMES WILKES
Musk Mallow / NAT RAHA
Mustard, Black / JON STONE
Mustard, White / SJ FOWLER
Nasturtium / ISOBEL DIXON
Nettle / CHRIS MCCABE
Opium Poppy / STEPHEN EMMERSON
Orach, Red / TAMARIN NORWOOD
Parsley, Curly / EMILY HASLER
Passion flower / DAVID CADDY
Pennyroyal / ALEX DAVIES
Peppermint / MICHAEL ZAND
Primose, Common / KEITH JEBB
Primose, Evening / HOLLY HOPKINS
Pulsatilla / KIRSTY IRVING
Purslane / JEFF HILSON
Rosemary / LAURA FORMAN
Rue / JAMES WILKES
Sage, Clary / PETER PHILPOTT
Sage, Common / CHRIS PAGE & JON K. SHAW
Salad Burnet / JON K. SHAW
Self-Heal, Common / POSIE RIDER
Skullcap / KIRSTY IRVING
Sorrel / JOHN CLEGG
Southernwood / PETER PHILPOTT
St John’s Wort / CAROL WATTS
Strawberry, Wild / PETER PHILPOTT
Tansy / CAROL WATTS
Tea Tree / EMILY HASLER
Thyme / MENDOZA
Toadflax / LUKE ROSIER
Valerian / ROWYDA AMIN
Vervain / FABIAN MACPHERSON
Violet, Sweet / STEVE WILLEY
Viper’s Bugloss / ISOBEL DIXON
White Horehound / SJ FOWLER
Wintergreen / SIMON BARRACLOUGH
Woodruff, Sweet / AMY CUTLER
Wood Sage / DAVID CADDY
Wormwood / PHILIP TERRY