The Western Reserve Herb Society (WRHS), a non-profit organization, is a unit of The Herb Society of America. WRHS is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and public outreach.

Herbs for Spring Equinox April 9, 2019
The great wheel of the year turns and faster than you can say “March hare,” the spring equinox or Vernal Equinox is upon us. True to the prose, March would appear to be coming in like a lion and out like a lamb, and none too soon for us Northerners. The first day of spring is a time to celebrate our rebirth and renewal, the soil is beginning to warm and flowers are emerging. Read full article here.
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Recently, members of the Western Reserve Herb Society met at a Loganberry Books, a local independent bookstore, for a "Book Club". We discussed several of our favorite gardening/herb books and created a Members' Recommendation list to share with out Unit. Our group has done something similar in years past and we hope to do one again in the near future. WRHS Member's Favorite Gardening Books
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Green Bridges March 6, 2019
The Western Reserve Herb Society garden is proud to have become Greenbridges Certified! To be Greenbridges Certified means eliminating pesticide use, encouraging wildlife by providing water and shelter and choosing plants attractive to native pollinators. To learn more about how you can certify your garden please contact the Herb Society of America at https://www.herbsociety.org/
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The Western Reserve Herb Society proudly presents our 50th Anniversary Commemorative Posy Pin. Handcrafted of Sterling Silver and Made in America by Hand & Hammer Silversmiths. Contact: [email protected]
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Herbs for St. Brigid’s Eve September 19, 2018
“You may know the 1st of February as Imbolc, St. Brigid’s Day or Candlemas. St. Brigid of Kildare and her twin sister, the Goddess Brigid of Eire are said to breathe the first signs of light and life into the earth after the long cold drought of winter and with their touch, slowly the earth begins to awaken. Imbolc is the feast that celebrates new beginnings, the emergence of buried energies and intense focus…all three of which are needed for a seed or shoot to break through the earth’s crust and emerge as a flower.” Read the full article here.
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Ramps: Sleek, Leeky Wild Child September 6, 2018
Listen, children, and I will tell you how an onion by another name gave us the name of the city of Chicago. The onion in question, Allium tricoccum — also known as ramps, spring onion, ramson, wild leek and wild garlic — is an eastern North American native with an extensive roster of European and Asian cousins. Read the full article here.
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