Herbs - Pure And Simple

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar explores the forgotten and magical world of herbs from her farm in Avon.

Episodes

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0101Practical Herbs19990613

She discovers some of their practical, medicinal and household uses and is joined by natural historian Richard Mabey.

0101Practical Herbs19990613

She discovers some of their practical, medicinal and household uses and is joined by natural historian Richard Mabey.

0102 LASTHerbs For Pleasure19990620

Jekka discovers how they can be used to make us feel good and look beautiful.

She is joined by herbalist Penelope Ody.

0102 LASTHerbs For Pleasure19990620

Jekka discovers how they can be used to make us feel good and look beautiful.

She is joined by herbalist Penelope Ody.

0201The Mint Family20000730

Jekka McVicar joins mint expert Rosemary Titterington at her herb farm in Kent to discover secrets about herbs and to reveal some practical remedies.

0201The Mint Family20000730

Jekka McVicar joins mint expert Rosemary Titterington at her herb farm in Kent to discover secrets about herbs and to reveal some practical remedies.

0202The Daisy Family20000806

`The Daisy Family'.

In the second of three programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar is joined by author and daisy enthusiast Lois Vickers to reveal some practical herbal remedies.

0202The Daisy Family20000806

`The Daisy Family'.

In the second of three programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar is joined by author and daisy enthusiast Lois Vickers to reveal some practical herbal remedies.

0203 LASTThe Carrot Family20000813

`The Carrot Family'.

In the last of three programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar joins gardener Andi Clevely in Warwickshire to discover more hidden delights and secrets about herbs.

0203 LASTThe Carrot Family20000813

`The Carrot Family'.

In the last of three programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar joins gardener Andi Clevely in Warwickshire to discover more hidden delights and secrets about herbs.

0301The Cabbage Family2001081220021209
20101122 (BBC7)

In the first of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar travels to the Cotswolds to find out more about herbs and reveals some practical herbal remedies.

She is joined by renowned chef Raymond Blanc

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in the Cotswolds to find out more about plants and herbal remedies.

She meets chef Raymond Blanc.

Jekka McVicar is in the Cotswolds to find out more about plants and herbal remedies.

0301The Cabbage Family2001081220021209
20101122 (BBC7)

In the first of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar travels to the Cotswolds to find out more about herbs and reveals some practical herbal remedies.

She is joined by renowned chef Raymond Blanc

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in the Cotswolds to find out more about plants and herbal remedies.

She meets chef Raymond Blanc.

Jekka McVicar is in the Cotswolds to find out more about plants and herbal remedies.

0302The Lily Family2001081920021210
20101123 (BBC7)

In the second of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar visits the Geffrye Museum in London.

She is joined by deputy-director Christine Lalumia to discuss the secrets of the lily family, which includes onion, garlic and chives.

/ Series about herbs.

Farmer Jekka McVicar visits the Geffrye Museum in London to discover the secrets of the lily family, which includes onion, garlic and chives (2/5).

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar visits London's Geffrye Museum to learn about onions, garlic and chives - and a garden for aloe vera.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar visits London's Geffrye Museum.

0302The Lily Family2001081920021210
20101123 (BBC7)

In the second of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar visits the Geffrye Museum in London.

She is joined by deputy-director Christine Lalumia to discuss the secrets of the lily family, which includes onion, garlic and chives.

/ Series about herbs.

Farmer Jekka McVicar visits the Geffrye Museum in London to discover the secrets of the lily family, which includes onion, garlic and chives (2/5).

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar visits London's Geffrye Museum to learn about onions, garlic and chives - and a garden for aloe vera.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar visits London's Geffrye Museum.

0303The Borage Family2001082620021211
20101124 (BBC7)

In the third of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar travels to Cressing Templar in Essex to meet Roger Tabor, naturalist, botanist, author and chairman of the Herb Society.

They look at comfrey, lungwort and borage.

/ Farmer Jekka McVicar travels to rural Essex to meet Roger Tabor, naturalist, botanist, author and chairman of the Herb Society.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in Cressing Temple in Essex to meet expert Roger Tabor to talk about making soup and dyeing wool.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in Cressing Temple in Essex to meet expert Roger Tabor.

0303The Borage Family2001082620021211
20101124 (BBC7)

In the third of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar travels to Cressing Templar in Essex to meet Roger Tabor, naturalist, botanist, author and chairman of the Herb Society.

They look at comfrey, lungwort and borage.

/ Farmer Jekka McVicar travels to rural Essex to meet Roger Tabor, naturalist, botanist, author and chairman of the Herb Society.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in Cressing Temple in Essex to meet expert Roger Tabor to talk about making soup and dyeing wool.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar is in Cressing Temple in Essex to meet expert Roger Tabor.

0304Tropical Herbs2001090220021212
20101125 (BBC7)

In the fourth of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar visits an organic herb farm in Somerset.

She meets Mike Brook and discovers the history and healing properties of vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and saffron.

Jekka McVicar meets Somerset farmer Mike Brook to make organic ice cream and to mix cinnamon and ginger for chilblains.

Jekka McVicar meets Somerset farmer Mike Brook to make organic ice cream.

0304Tropical Herbs2001090220021212
20101125 (BBC7)

In the fourth of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar visits an organic herb farm in Somerset.

She meets Mike Brook and discovers the history and healing properties of vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and saffron.

Jekka McVicar meets Somerset farmer Mike Brook to make organic ice cream and to mix cinnamon and ginger for chilblains.

Jekka McVicar meets Somerset farmer Mike Brook to make organic ice cream.

0305 LASTThe Rose Family2001090920021213
20101126 (BBC7)

`The Rose Family'.

In the last of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar joins medicinal herbalist Anne McIntyre at her herb garden in Gloucestershire, and they make some beauty potions and culinary delights.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar joins medical herbalist Anne McIntyre in her Gloucestershire garden to make rose syrup and flower oil.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar joins medical herbalist Anne McIntyre.

0305 LASTThe Rose Family2001090920021213
20101126 (BBC7)

`The Rose Family'.

In the last of five programmes about herbs, farmer Jekka McVicar joins medicinal herbalist Anne McIntyre at her herb garden in Gloucestershire, and they make some beauty potions and culinary delights.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar joins medical herbalist Anne McIntyre in her Gloucestershire garden to make rose syrup and flower oil.

Herb farmer Jekka McVicar joins medical herbalist Anne McIntyre.