2018 Meetings

Meetings for 2018 have been scheduled and the room has been reserved at the Botanical Center.

Linda Whiting

Linda Whiting:  Elderberry Syrup and other notes Recommended link:  Wellness Mama Elderberry has been used to treat cold and flu ailments.  Reduces mucus in the nasal cavities and therefore is helps with cold symptoms.  It boosts the immune system, and is useful in treating Autoimmune disorders.   Note: Ingesting significant quantities of raw elderberry can […]

Gardening Tips from Barb

After hardening off move hardy perennials outdoors. Be aware that there is going to be a frost this coming weekend. Divide hardy perennials especially those that didn’t do well last year. Remember: “more roots than shoots.” Tarragon, Thyme, Lemon Balm, Mints, Comferry can all be divided. Start indoors: Basil, Colendula, Parsley. For parsley, pour boiling […]

Herb Garden Planning Day

Herb Garden Planning Day and Unofficial Workday Are you as ready for spring as I am? Since the weather will be spring like this week, I’ll be at the Herb Garden to start cleaning up dead stuff on Friday at 1pm unless the current forecast changes. Anyone who’d like to help out on this first […]

Lavender Massage Oil

2 oz. grapeseed oil 8 drops lavender essential oil 1/4 tsp. vitamin E oil Simply mix ingredients together and place in a container.  No cooking required with this method.

Peppermint Body Butter

2 ounces shea butter 1 tsp. vitamin E oil 1 tsp. sweet almond oil 1 oz. coconut oil 1/4 tsp. peppermint  oil Mix all ingredients together, then add your essential oils to the mix in a glass bowl.  Using a blender, fully blending together to avoid separation.  No cooking required. Put in a container.

Herb Walk October 18th

Bo Brown will be leading us on an edible herb/plant walk at Busiek State Park.  The Cost is $6.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members.  Everyone attending should plan to meet at the commuter parking lot north West of 65 on Evans Road at 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon October 18th.  We will car pool […]

July’s Presentation

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2015 Annual Plant Swap

Thanks to all our members for the great turn out and awesome selection of plants!

More information about Dandelions

Here’s some links if you’re interested in knowing more about Dandelions: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/dandelion http://www.leaflady.org/health_benefits_of_dandelions.htm https://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/d/dandel08.html http://wellnessmama.com/5680/dandelion-herb-profile/ http://www.thedailyspud.com/2010/05/14/dandelions-just-eat-em/ Enjoy!