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Monthly Meetings

The SC Herbal Society holds monthly meetings on various topics relating to the world of herbs:  medicinal, culinary, propagation, garden planning, decorative, and more.  For our current schedule, please sign up to receive our monthly newsletter.

 

In addition to the topic explored each month, there will be time for members to provide input on topics they'd like to have covered, field trips to explore and organizations that SCHS could partner with.

 

Meetings are free to members and $10 for non-members.

If you can, bring a dish to share or herbal tea to drink.

 

Become a member today!

Either purchase your membership online by using the button on the right or download the membership form below.


 

Annual Membership
$30.00

 

Charleston meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the educational center of the Charleston Horticultural Society, 46 Windermere Blvd., Charleston from 6:00-7:30 pm.   Bring Your Own Cup to sample teas, and if it is possible, please bring an herbal food or drink to share.

For directions click here.

September


October: Getting a Jump Start on Herbal Gifts for the Holidays.  Session will include a demonstration on how to make Elderberry Syrup and a sample of homemade, all-natural lotion.


November 8:  Keeping the Immune System Strong:  Discussion on herbs that help through all phase of cold and flu, with demonstration of how to make Fire Cider Vinegar.


December 13: Herbal Decorations for the Holidays:  Demonstration and photos of herbal place settings, centerpieces, wreaths and bouquets.


January 10:  Make your own Smudge Stick: The history and use of smudge sticks, including traditional methods of how to gather, make and preserve.  Participants will make their own smudge stick.


February 14: Love you!  Rose Elixir and the Truth about Aphrodisiacs:  Whether a bouquet to gladden the heart or a facial wash, roses have been used for centuries as a beautiful medicine.  Learn how to make a Rose Elixir, and learn why aphrodisiacs are for every body, mind and spirit.


March 14:  Children and Herbs:  Learn how to introduce children to the creative side of herbs, including making herbal bracelets and necklaces, herbal journals, and with songs that honor Nature. Participants will make an herbal bracelet and can preview books, games and puzzles that help children connect with plants.


April: Design and Plan an Herbal Garden


May: