• 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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  • Herb and Heirloom Tuesdays

    Join members of The St. Louis Herb Society on Tuesdays during the summer at the entrance to our Herb Garden at Missouri Botanical Garden. Each Tuesday morning from June 5, 2018 through August 28, 2018, between 10:00 a.m. and noon members of The St. Louis Herb Society can be found near the entrance…

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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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