Herbs & Heirlooms Tuesdays

Herbs & Heirlooms Tuesdays
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon (June 2–August 25, 2015)
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 150 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 2    Burnet
Sanguisorba minor
Burnet
June 9    Fennel
Foeniculum vulgare
Fennel
June 16    Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary
June 23    Lemon thyme
Thymus × cirtiodorus
Lemon thyme
June 30    Common sage
Salvia officinalis
Common sage
July 7    Italian parsley
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum
Italian parsley
July 14    Winter savory
Satureja montana
Winter savory
July 21    Anise hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
Anise hyssop
July 28    Chives
Allium schoenoprasum ‘Fine Leaf’
Chives
August 4    Lemon verbena
Aloysia citriodora
Lemon verbena
August 11    Greek oregano
Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum
Greek oregano
August 18    Chamomile
Chamaemelum nobile
Chamomile
August 25    Pineapple sage
Salvia elegans
Pineapple sage

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.