In this series, we’ll spend our days learning in an established herb garden throughout the cultivating season. Each class, we will tend to an array of medicinal plants and explore when and how to gather them for medicine. We will also learn how to make a variety of herbal preparations with our bounty, discussing each plant’s healing properties and usage. We will cover key gardening techniques, such as root dividing and seed saving, and give practical advice on how to create a living backyard apothecary. Participants will take home plant starts and seeds as well as information to help them maintain their own medicinal landscape. Each month, students will harvest a variety of seasonal herbs to take home, CSA-style.
Gardening for Medicine is taught by Gradey Proctor. It meets Saturdays from 10am-4pm for a total of 36 hours. The cost, including monthly herbal harvest, is $500.
Gardening for Medicine 2017 dates:
Gardening for Medicine
Our 2017 course is full! Please check back in November to register for our 2018 course. In the meantime, get in touch with Gradey through his Medicine Garden project to check out free mini-classes in gardening, learn about medicinal plant sales, and/or to sign up for Medicine Garden's Community Supported Herbalism shares.