Herb Day – Saturday, May 2

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

The 14th Annual Herb Day will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge in Wichita on Saturday May 2nd from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This informative event will provide information on selecting, planting, maintaining, cooking and decorating with herbs. The Herb of the year is Bay Laurel. Admission is free.

Seminars include appropriate topics for both the homeowner and commercial audience. Plant vendors from around the region will have herbs and other plants for sale.

Herb Day Events:

  • Seminars in the Sunflower Room and the Demonstration Garden
  • Master Gardener Plant Sale in the Demonstration Garden
  • Herbal Brunch available in 4-H Hall by the Kitchen
  • Visit with the Bay Laurel Princess
  • 4-H Hall: Children’s Activity, Garden Magazine Sale, Vendors, Herb Education, Door Prizes
  • Kansas Grown! Farmer’s Market in the Parking Lot

Seminars in Sunflower Room:

  • 9:00 Harvesting the Bounty: Preserving and Storage of Herbs
  • 10:00 Thinking & Cooking Outside the Bay Leaf Box
  • 11:00 Growing Earth Kind Roses
  • 12:30 Aromatherapy: Making Sense out of Scents

Seminars in Demonstration Garden:

  • 8:00 Bay Laurel
  • 8:30 Horseradish
  • 9:30 Walking Tour of the Arboretum
  • 9:30 Garden to Grill
  • 10:30 Composting – The Black Gold of the Garden
  • 11:30 Planning a Small Vegetable Garden
  • 1:00 Making & Planting Clay Herbal Seed Cookies

About Rebecca

I'm a Horticulture Educator with Sedgwick County Extension, a branch of K-State Research and Extension, located in Wichita, KS. I teach about fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

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