2014 Lecture Schedule

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11 AM   GROWING YOUR OWN MEDICINE CHEST
What is a home herbal medicine chest? Learn about selected remedies that can be grown in the back garden: the preparations, the herbs, etc. Herb categories by cultivation, emphasizing: Mediterranean herbs, common garden herbs, wetland, dryland, anywhere herbs.

Andrew Pengelly, Director Herb Dispensary, Adjunct Lecturer, Herbal Medicine Program Maryland University of Integrative Health
Andrew Pengelly
12 N  GROWING HERBS IN CONTAINERS
Short on space? Herb gardening in the city is easier than you think! Nurture your love of herbs by planting your own and learn to care for them successfully in containers in this slide illustrated talk and demonstration.

Suzanne Bouchard, Director of Gardens & Grounds, Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Washington, D.C., will share tips and best practices from her experience.
Suzanne Bouchard
1 PM    ALL ABOUT ARTEMISIA
The genus Artemisia is the 2014 Herb of the Year and includes between 300- 400 species from the Chamomile tribe.   Explore those commonly grown in our region, as well as the most important ones for culinary and medicinal purposes.  Discover some surprising and promising uses of these generous and powerful plants.

Geo Derick, Registered Medical Herbalist, Master of Science in Herbal Medicine, and Organic Gardener
Geo Derick