WORKSHOP // Design Your Medicinal Herb Garden
Design Your Medicinal Herb Garden
Saturday, May 20th (in-person)
2pm to 4:30pm at Garden Dreams
806 Holland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
Join Corner Alchemy Apothecary and Garden Dreams for a hands-on workshop designing your own medicinal herb garden. Learn about the uses and growing environments of different herbs (Materia medica) while we tour the Garden Dreams nursery, design your home herb garden (Permaculture design), and experience a hands-on herb garden planting demo.
Walk away with a personalized medicinal herb garden design for your home, and go home with plants from Garden Dreams for your garden (plants purchased in the nursery on-site for an additional cost). Sip sample herbal teas during the workshop for inspiration on your custom herb garden design.
Bring to the Workshop // Notebook & Writing Utensil
(Corner Alchemy Apothecary will contact you prior to the class to get the address of your proposed garden, so a site image can be printed for the design portion of the class)
We will provide // Materia media of herbal information, helpful planting charts, lesson on herb garden design, assistance and advice completing your personalized design, guidance on herbs to purchase from the Garden Dreams nursery & design materials (colored pencils, scaled-based rulers, paper, etc.)
Corner Alchemy Apothecary will host a POP-UP SHOP at Garden Dreams from 11am to 1pm, and from 5pm to 6pm (before and after the class).
About Corner Alchemy Apothecary: Corner Alchemy Apothecary is a small batch, handcrafted, local apothecary that utilizes certified organic ingredients grown by local farmers and ethically wildcrafted materials. All batches are poured and labeled by hand, and crafted individually in our apothecary lab based in Pittsburgh, PA.
About Sarah Ashley Baxendell (instructor): Sarah Ashley Baxendell is a western folk herbalist, founder of Corner Alchemy Apothecary & professional Permaculture and Ecological Designer helping to link Pittsburgh communities to Nature through place-based ecological design. Her design portfolio can be viewed at www.ArtEcologyDesign.com.