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Tag: Trees for Health Arboretum

Horticultural Heritage

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horticultural Heritage

You can tell that spring is happening this month by the sheer number of garden events around town. It is hard for a plant enthusiast to choose what goes on the calendar when there is so much going on. This phenomenon is due in large part to Kate Sessions and her setting the tone for […]

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Herbal Merger Results in a Series of Talks

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A series of informational presentations open to the public has been a result of the merger of the San Diego Herb Club and the San Diego Chapter of the American Herbalist Guild. Part of the reorganization for the structure of the meetings, was to set up a series of presentations by local professional herbalists, including […]

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Middle Eastern Medicinal Spice and Garden Annual

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Middle Eastern Medicinal Spice and Garden Annual

There was a time when spices were all valued for both their culinary flavors and their health promoting properties. They were the “state of the art” medicine used by doctors as well as for home remedies. One very important spice from the Middle East has been in successful use for over 5000 years of recorded […]

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Garden of the Spirit

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Garden of the Spirit

. Tag! I am it. The volunteers at the Trees for Health Arboretum in Balboa Park have asked for a volunteer’s manual. As the volunteer who has been there the longest, twenty years, I am the default author to get it done. As I start roughing out an outline of topics, I find that most […]

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