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The mission statement of the Herb Society of America is to "promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research and sharing the experience of its members with the community.

The Society is committed to protecting our global environment for the health and well- being of humankind and all growing things. We encourage gardeners to practice environmentally sound horticulture.

The Motto of the Society is taken from the herbalist, John Parkinson: "For Use and Delight"
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Next Meeting Date

September 19,  2018
10 AM to 12 Noon

Presbyterian Church
956 RR 2325
Wimberley TX

"Organic Herb Gardening" 
with Cindy Meredith of The Herb Cottage

Growing plants and basic herb gardening organically.
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HerbFest 2018

Friday, October 26th
10am to 2pm

Keynote Speaker:

Matt Turner

Herbal Uses of Native Texas Plants

Matt is a naturalist, teacher, and freelance writer who works for the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. He is an active member of the Native Plant Society of Texas and has written articles and given lectures on botanical topics, as well as conducted nature walks at the LBJ Wildflower Center.  His latest book is "Remarkable Plants of Texas"


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Apple mint   Mentha suaveolens

• Also known as woolly mint, this mint has fuzzy, soft, gray-green leaves

• M. suaveolens var. is a variegated form known as pineapple mint

• Has a fruity, apple and minty 

• Flowers appear in mid to late 

• Grow in a large container in full sun for best flavor 

• Hardy to zone 5

• Native to southern and western Europe, naturalized in northern and central Europe

• Cut down to the ground in late fall to get ready for fresh growth in the spring

• Attractive to bees and butterflies​

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