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Herbs and Their Uses

Garden Center, The Shop at Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am

In eighteenth-century America, herbs were valued for their many uses as flavorings, medicines, dyestuffs, etc. Focusing on the herbs documented by Thomas Jefferson in his garden book and correspondence, Lily Fox-Bruguiere will lead a tour of the useful herbs growing in the gardens at Monticello. Participants will also make and bring home a calendula salve for healing minor cuts, burns, and bug bites.

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Event At A Glance:
Around 2 hours
Indoor & Outdoor

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