Class: Growing a Medicinal Tea Garden
In this hands-on class, participants will cover five easy-to-grow medicinal herbs: holy basil, lemon balm, chamomile, hibiscus and stinging nettle.Lecture material will include information about growing these medicinal herbs, how to tell when the plants are ready to harvest, with tips for drying and storing herbs to maintain quality. Additionally, instructors will cover the medicinal properties of the herbs and how to create tea blends that taste good.The class will include a tour of the medicinal herb garden and dry room at UGArden. Additionally, participants will have hands on experience creating their own custom tea blend to take home. Snacks and a sampling of various UGArden herbal teas will be provided. Advance registration is required.
Saturday, December 9 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
UGArden, UGArden Classroom (next to the greenhouses, you can park in the gravel parking lot)
2500 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605