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On Saturday September 16, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm, the Herb Garden located on the Penn State Berks Campus, at the Janssen Conference Center, will be open to the public.

The Pennsylvania Heartland Herb Society is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the dedication of the Penn State Berks Herbal Teaching Garden. Garden 'bedheads' will be in the gardens to answer questions, there will be a make & take, and refreshments.

Please join us!

Native Muhlenbergia Grasses, named after Heinrich Muhlenberg for Sale

In conjunction with the PHHS Symposium on October 3 several varieties of beautiful native Muhlenbergia grasses (Muhly grasses) are available for sale.

Pricing is $13 each or three for $35. Cash or check payable to PHHS will be accepted.

For those living in or near Berks County, order Muhly grasses now while in good supply and make arrangements for pickup. Contact:

For those attending the October 3 Herbal Delights Symposium order your plants now for pick-up on Tuesday, October 3. Contact:

Muhlenbergia or Muhly grasses are drought tolerant, are hardy in Zones 6-10, require little maintenance, work well in combination with native and other plantings, and showcase stunning colors.

Varieties available are: Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhlenbergia capillaris "Pink Cloud"

Muhlenbergia capillaris "Fast Forward"

Muhlenbergia capillaris lindheimeri

Muhlenbergia capillaris "Undaunted"

Pricing is $13 each or three for $35. Cash or check payable to PHHS will be accepted. To reserve your Muhly grasses for pick-up on October 3 or for an earlier pick-up date,

Learn about these grasses here: Muhlenbergia capillaris - Wikipedia

"Out of Penn's Wood and Into Our Gardens"

Pennsylvania Heartland Herb Society's 38th Herbal Symposium and Luncheon

701 Penn Street, Reading PA

Speaker: Kirk R. Brown

Brochure may be downloaded here. Download registration form here.

Full day registrations will be accepted by mail until Sept. 15, 2023. Seating will be limited to the first 250 people. No registrations by phone.

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