• Herb of the Year

    Cilantro-Coriander Coriandrum sativum (Apiaceae family). Known by several names – cilantro – coriander – Chinese parsley – dhania – the leaves of this herb are used in Asian, North African, and Mexican cooking. They resemble flat-leaf parsley and fresh bunches of cilantro are often found in supermarkets next to bunches…

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  • Herbs A to Z

    Don't miss The St. Louis Herb Society's new book, Herbs A to Z, published by MBG Press and written by the society's members.  Books will be available for sale starting Thanksgiving week at the Missouri Botanical Garden Gate Shop.  This 56-page book introduces young readers to well-known and less-well known herbs. …

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Herb Garden

The St. Louis Herb Society (TSLHS) Herb Garden, located at the rear of Tower Grove House (Henry Shaw's home) at the Missouri Botanical Garden was completely renovated in 2004. With the cooperation of the MBG, the Herb Society members designed a garden featuring hundreds of “plants with a use”.

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