• Peppers, Capsicum

    Pepper (Capsicum ssp., Family: Solanaceae) is the 2016 Herb of the Year and is of particular interest to Americans because it is one of our continent's native spices. Long before the Spaniards arrived from the Old World, cultivated capsicums were growing in widely distributed areas of the New World. The native Indians called them…

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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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