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Article & Inspiration- 'The Art & Science of the Herbier', A fascinating article on the history of & renewed interest in the subject- with the added bonus of having beautiful photos! You could consider this practice as the genesis of flower pressing & drying! I've been wanting to get into pressing flowers for *YEARS*!! *French Gardening


The Harry Potter Lexicon site.. Great reference site and just fun to read...even J.K. Rowling admitted using it. ** For the ultimate Potterhead!


Hogwarts subjects | Herbology: Herbology is the study of magical and mundane plants and fungi, making it the wizarding equivalent to botany. Herbology is a core class and subject taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, in which students learn to care for and utilize plants, learn about their magical properties and what they are used for. Many plants provide ingredients for potions and medicine, while others have magical effects of their own right.


Mandrake: A plant with human-shaped roots, that shrieks when it is pulled from the earth British Library, Harley MS 1585, Folio 57r


Hogwarts subjects | Potions: Potions is a core class and subject taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In this class students learn the correct way to brew potions. They follow specific recipes and using various magical ingredients to create the potions, starting with simple ones first and moving to more advanced ones as they progress in knowledge. A standard potions kit includes plant ingredients such as Belladonna and supplies such as glass phials and weighing scales.