"Must Haves" For Your Medicinal Herb Garden

Updated: Mar 4, 2019

Here are plants that I strongly urge beginning herbalists in my classes to cultivate in their gardens for ready access.   (I live just south of Minneapolis, MN in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 4).  

I am happy to share any extra plants I have with anyone living in the area and able to stop by and pick them up.  

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I do not ship plants.


Annual, but reseeds nicely

Very easy to grow 

I prefer "Erfurter Orange" from Richters

California Poppy

Annual, but reseeds nicely

I've read that the orange flowered variety is best

Chamomile, (Richters - Bodegold)

Annual, but reseeds nicely

I prefer "Bodegold" from Ric