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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

March 15 , 2017
10 AM to 12 Noon

Cilantro - Herb of the Year 2017 with Sara Holland

Discover the history, uses, and tips for growing and culinary uses of cilantro. Cilantro is the Herb of the Year and a local favorite.  

Presbyterian Church
956 FM 2325
Wimberley,  Tx

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 Tips for Cooking with Black Cumin

​The delicate flower which resembles the ornamental flower Love -in -a Mist (Nigella damascena),
is grown for its seeds.
• This annual flower is in the Ranunculus family with a delicate, white flower
with light blue veins. The small triangular, jet black seeds are the part of the plant used for flavor and medicine.
• Grows in sunny locations with loamy soil.
• Harvest the seed from dried pods which have turned tan. 

Check out more recipes for on our Cooking with Herbs page.