Award-Winning Four Elements Organic Herbals: An Interview

By Chrissy Moore Do you have formal training in horticulture and/or herb use? Did you have any mentors that particularly...

African American Plant Medicines of the South Carolina Sea Islands

By Faith Mitchell, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: Dr. Mitchell’s original blog post was featured in April, 2020, in anticipation of The...

Calling All Artists and Designers

The Herb Society of America is Seeking Design Art! Organizers for the Virtual Educational Conference and Annual Meeting of Members...

Pitch Pine- Tar and Pitch for Shipbuilding

By Cipperly Good Roll of oakum. Image courtesy of Penobscot Marine Museum Collection, PMM2015.5.1 The riches that the British, French,...

Some Things Get Better with Age

By Chrissy Moore The early days of the National Herb Garden As a young intern in the National Herb Garden...

Black Pepper – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal Black pepper, Piper nigrum, is a ubiquitous spice that can be found on tables anywhere in the...

Bergamot Orange – March Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal What do Earl Gray tea, the confection Turkish Delight, the liqueur Bergamia, eau de cologne, and some...

Membership Raffle Drawing

By: Cheryl Skibicki Herb Society of America Headquarters, Kirtland, Ohio Hello, Herb Society of America members! We would have loved...

A Healing Herbal Gift

By: Gladys McKinney What with the coronavirus outbreak and so many people becoming ill with COVID-19, I wondered what I...

Poppy Seed – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal Poppies are a colorful springtime addition to the garden bed. Their striking crepe paper-like flowers tower over...