• Herb of the Year

    Hops,  Humulus lupulus, are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer. They impart a bitter taste to beer, while malt imparts sweetness. The plant is a vigorous, climbing, herbaceous perennial, usually trained to grow up strings in a field called a Hopfield, a hop garden, or hop…

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  • 2018 Herb Sale

    Don't miss The St. Louis Herb Society's 2018 annual Herb Sale.  More than 120 different varieties of herbs will be sold including 12 varieties of basil, 6 varieties of lavender, 7 varieties of oregano, 8 varieties of peppers plus many more familiar and less familiar herbs that will make a…

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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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