Herbal Gardening Workshop
Saturday, June 10th at 10:00AM
Are you interested in learning more about growing, cooking and making remedies with herbs? Come out to the Cottage City community garden to learn the basics of growing your own herb plants from seed. We’ll also have FREE giveaways and surprises! Bring a friend or two.
From Plant Natural Research Center:
Herbs have long been revered for both their medicinal and culinary value. They may cure colds, help you sleep and add flavor and zest to dinner. Fortunately for home gardeners, growing herbs is relatively easy. They thrive in just about any type of soil, do not require much fertilizer, and are not often bothered by insect or disease pests.
Defined as a plant without a woody stem that dies back at the end of each growing season, herbs were once considered a gift of the gods. Elaborate ceremonies and rituals celebrated their growth, harvest and use. Today, herbs are popular in many home gardens, where their leaves are utilized for flavoring and an entire plant may be used for medicinal purposes.