> theresa brooks wrote:
> Hello Everyone :)
> As some of you may recall I mentioned about a week past, that I will
> be teaching an "open" class on herbs. I plan to start with basic
> research, then growing and care of herbs.
> That will be in Spring and summer.
> In fall I wish to cover harvesting, care and storage of herbs.
> In the Winter I wish to cover use of herbs.
> I am now doing some basic research to get ready and would dearly love
> some input. I have experience in the use of herbs but am limited in
> growth.I have not been able to do much growing of herbs yet myself and
> that part of the class will be a bit of learning experience for me
> I would love ideas on what herbs are easiest for beginners, I would
> also like to know what of those is the most useful. I wish to make
> this experience as fun and educational as I can. I already have 7
> people jumping for classes to begin.
> I have suggested some sites (thanks Jadwiga) and some books for
> students to do their own preliminary research.
> For the actually growing part I hope to have a raised bed that can be
> sectioned off for each student. I would also like to have a bunch of
> window boxes that will be moveable planting containers. Each student
> will have a notebook and I myself will keep a student by student
> inventory of activity.
> I am hoping that as many of you as possible can make it to Balfar's
> Challenge this year. I would love to exchange ideas.
> Any and all ideas or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
> Isabella d'Allaines-sur-Comte
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