Herb & Heirloom Tuesdays

Herb and Heirloom Tuesdays logoTuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon
(June 5–August 28, 2018)

in the St. Louis Herb Society Garden (located in the Victorian District directly behind Tower Grove House), weather permitting

Connect with some of the oldest friends of cultivated gardens: herbs. Explore the culinary, sensory and beauty uses for the herb featured each week. The first 200 participants will pot an herb to take home and receive a plant profile sheet with care tips and ways to use their new plant. Included in Garden admission.


Schedule
(Schedule may vary due to plant availability)

June 5   Fernleaf Dill
Anethum graveolens 'Fern Leaf'

Dill
June 12   Silver Dollar Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus cinerea

Silver dollar eucalyptus
June 19   Anise hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
Anise hyssop
June 26   Spearmint
Mentha spicata
Spearmint
July 3   Ornamental Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Coba'
Ornamental pepper
July 10   Greek Oregano
Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum

Greek oregano
July 17   Italian Parsley
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum
Italian parsley
July 24   Garden Sage or Common Sage
Salvia officinalis
Garden sage
July 31   English Thyme or Garden Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
English thyme
August 7   Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary
August 14   Sweet Basil
Ocimum basilicum 'Gecofure'

Basil
August 21   Winter Savory
Satureja montana

Winter savory
August 28   Grolau Chives
Allium schoenoprasum  'Grolau'
Chives
Victorian District

Maze

Experience an authentic Victorian Garden, labyrinthine maze, herb garden and a classical observatory in the Doris Waters Harris Lichtenstein Victorian District. Learn more

Growing Herbs

Thyme

The Kemper Center for Home Gardening offers tips to grow your own culinary herbs. In addition, you can download a detailed Herbs factsheet [pdf] which includes information on history, propagation, harvest, preservation and pest management.