Coming in May!

This month we are in for a treat! Our own Anita Ball is going to give a demonstration workshop on making Echinacea tinctures. She will have a step by step process demonstrating the whole thing in a Power point, as well as physical examples of what to do and how it will look each step […]


A big thanks to all of the members who gave presentations at our April meeting!  A plethora of information was given about what most people call weeds.  We learned about plantain, chickweed, dandelion and more.   [office src=”″] Other presentations will be uploaded soon!

March 17th Featured Guest

Len Pense: “What do plants really need to grow?”  Every pack of seeds you buy says “does best in loose well drained soil.”  What are you going to do when the property you bought in the Ozarks has more rocks than soil?  Len Pense presented a solution to the Springfield Herb Society.  He has been […]

March 17th Herb Highlight

Burdock (arctium lappa) is a biennial plant originally from Europe that is now considered to be an invasive weed in North America.

Coming in March!

We’re looking forward to hearing from Len Pense, from Gardening Revolution, who will be talking about how to have healthier soil.  Join us March 17th.  Meeting times and location. See you there!

White Harvest Seed Company

February 17th started out as a cold day with snow and ice on the ground.  Halfway through the meeting the snow began again.  We know that some of our members decided not to brave weather and we encourage you to check the links below for video of the presentation and the full slide show.  A […]

Janurary meeting with Linda Whiting

The Springfield Herb Society began the year with some ideas from Linda Whiting.  Linda runs Garden Adventures Nursery in Nixa and she taught us about using essential oils for antibacterial spray, body and foot rubs, chest rubs and more.  Linda encouraged us to keep learning; “If you take anything away from this meeting: the box […]

November 2013

Guest Speaker Hy-Vee Certified Executive Chef Chadwick Isom Autumn Holiday Cookery Made Easy November 19, 2013 – 6:00 p.m. Come learn how to cook pumpkin pie from scratch using fresh pumpkins and how to work with other fall squash.  Then, let’s have a “turkey talk” about proper roasting methods for cooking that perfect turkey this […]

February, 2013

Companion Planting Speaker: Joannie Bass and Jeannie Rippee February 19, 2013 Joannie and Jeannie are twin sisters and long-time members of the Springfield Area Herb Society.  They are Master Gardeners with many years of gardening experience.  Companion Planting is a very popular class and one that is asked for each year.   This is going to […]