We educate the public about herbs, offer scholarships to deserving
students and maintain three public gardens.
Celebrate blackberries, raspberries, et al.
Herb of the Year 2020 tm
From the blackberry tangled verges along country lanes to the new smaller, thornless raspberries being bred for today’s gardeners, the genus Rubus is a diverse one – feeding us and ornamenting our gardens and providing food and protective cover for wildlife and pollinators alike. From a rare bramble species on the Isle of Sicily to the west coast native Salmonberry – pioneer of stripped logging sites – the species within the genus number into the hundreds.