Join us in the Garden to absorb the glory of the late bloomers. Identify and learn the uses for the many medicinal plants that bloom in the late summer and early fall. This class will introduce participants to the history of herbalism and simple, sustainable use of plants for medicine. We will identify several favorite medicinals, which parts to use, and when to harvest them. You will learn how to make tea and other simple preparations for healing from the plants in your own backyard.
Join herbalist Cynthia Thomas in the field to learn about the simple use of plants as medicine and food. Learn about the healing properties of plants growing in the Garden and your own backyard. Find out which plants are traditionally eaten in the spring for their health benefits. Discover how to identify and use several favorite medicinal plants species.
The Wildflower Garden is a sanctuary for native plants. Harvesting plant material from the Garden is strictly prohibited.
Registration and pre-payment are required:
◾Online at www.minneapolisparks.org for (credit card payment)
•click on "Programs for Adults and Families"
•then "Search and Register"
•find "Nature's Healers"
•select classes for which you wish to register
◾By check: Make checks payable to Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden •In person at the Visitors Shelter in the Wildflower Garden (checks only)
•Mail in class request and payment (checks only) to:
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden, 3800 Bryant Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55409