Maggie obtained her BSc (Hons) in Herbal Medicine with the College of Phytotherapy degree course and then the University of East London. She runs a practice, Growing Medicine, in Somerset and grows and wildcrafts many of her own herbs which she prepares in her own pharmacy. To better understand the propagation and growing of herbs she qualified with the Royal Horticultural Society.
She is the co-founder of the South West School of Herbal Medicine in Somerset, England which is running a 6 year blended learning course for the training of professional herbalists. In addition Maggie runs workshops and gives talks, and has written for various magazines.