Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
My students were blessed to visit Joe Hollis of Mountain Gardens this week on a school field trip. Joe has been growing medicinal herbs from around the world for over four decades at Mountain Gardens (a botanical paradise) in Celo, NC. He is one of my personal plant heroes — his gardens are incredibly inspirational with abundance and diversity.
Joe offers apprenticeships and public tours. Check out the line-up of classes on Mountain Garden’s website: http://mountaingardensherbs.com/index.php/about/
Here is an article on Joe and Mountain Gardens that I wrote last summer: