The Power of One: A GreenBridges™ Story

by Debbie Boutelier (Editors’ note: This article originally appeared in a recent HSA newsletter. It has been edited for clarity...

The Least I Can Say about Texas’ Native Bees

by Vicki Blachman, South Central District Member at Large There are over 20,000 bee species in the world.  Of those,...

Fennel: A Multitasking Herb

by Peggy Riccio In the fall, I clip the seed heads and put them in a paper bag. I save...

Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece

Philadelphia Flower Show 2021 By Janice Cox Hello and happy summer to all of you! This year, I was super...

What Can One Person Do?

By Bonnie Porterfield After much work behind the scenes, the restoration of this 6-acre park began in June 2020, with...

Backyard Butterfly Weed

By Kaila Blevins Based on the historical texts I read, the seeds and roots of butterfly weed were used in...

Spicebush to the Rescue

By Kaila Blevins While on a volunteer trip in Orlando, Florida, I was desperate for bug spray. In the middle...

Safe Passage for Plants & Pollinators: Building GreenBridges™

By Debbie Boutelier, HSA Past President & GreenBridgesTM Chair It’s summer and the living is easy for our pollinators. There...

The Legend Behind Vanilla

By Maryann Readal Vanilla is The Herb Society of America’s Herb of the Month for December. We can easily conjure...

Lemon Balm – A Very Lemony Herb

By William “Bill” Varney Here are several reasons to grow lemon balm (Melissa officinalis),  the lemony herb in your garden:...