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What to grow in a medieval herb garden

Gardens at Rievaulx Abbey
6 May 2016
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English Heritage
Historical How Tos

A monastery’s infirmary herb garden grew specialist plants that were used in medieval medicine to help the body heal itself. Here are nine plants that you’d find there which you can still grow in your own herb garden today.  Gardens dedicated to medicinal herbs alone were quite rare in medi...

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