Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the Course

    • Welcome to Herbalism :: Growing Medicinal Plants
    • Overview
  • 2

    Choosing What Type of Garden to Plant

    • Gardening in Containers
    • Gardening Out in Your Yard
    • Planting a Theme Garden
    • Quiz
  • 3

    Planning the Garden

    • Deciding Where to Locate Your Garden
    • Discovering Your Favorite Plants
    • How to Decide What to Plant
    • Purchasing Seeds and Plants
    • Quiz
  • 4

    Medicinal Plants that are also Beautiful Ornamentals

    • Echinacea - Well-known Immune Booster
    • Calendula - A Cheery Plant for the Garden
    • Lavender - The Most Aromatic Medicinal Plant
    • Bee Balm - For Medicine and Pollinators
    • Quiz
  • 5

    Medicinal Plants that are also Great Culinary Herbs

    • Rosemary - For Memory and Concentration
    • Sage - For Cooking as Well as Medicine
    • Thyme - Great Antibacterial and Antispetic
    • Basil - More than a Culinary Herb
    • Tulsi - The Historical Medicinal
    • Garlic - An Herbalists Favorite
    • Cayenne - The Fiery Remedy
    • Chamomile - Gentle Yet Effective
    • Quiz
  • 6

    Medicinal Plants that are Tolerant of Some Shade

    • Lady's Mantle - Women's Herb
    • Valerian - Excellent for Tension, Pain and Insomnia
    • Hops - More than a Beer Ingredient
    • Lemon Balm - Delicious Taste and Aroma
    • Mint - Familiar Peppermint and Spearmint
    • Marshmallow - The Soothing Herb
    • Quiz
  • 7

    Planting the Garden

    • Laying Out the Garden
    • Understanding Your Soil
    • Preparing the Garden Bed
    • Planting the Seeds and Plants
    • Setting the Intension for the Garden
    • Garden Ceremony Offering
    • Quiz
  • 8

    Maintaining Your Garden

    • Maintaining Your Garden Overview
    • Creating Beneficial Compost
    • Watering Techniques
    • The Basics of Weed Control
    • Managing Pests in the Garden
    • Quiz
  • 9

    Resources

    • Best Books on Growing Medicinal Plants