May updates, upcoming classes and spring happiness

Wonderment Gardens LLC

Herbal Apothecary and Wellness Center

Vitalization at the subtlest level brings great healing to the whole

Herbal Short – Cleavers (Galium aparine)

There are several species of Galium in the west.  G. aparine, or Cleavers is probably the most common.  Other varieties are loosely grouped together and referred to as Bedstraw.  Both are used interchangeably and have almost identical constituents and medicinal uses.  Cleavers is a short, naturalized annual with square stems that can be either smooth or bristly.      Read more.

Upcoming Classes

6 week Course –  Bio-regional Herbalism for Home and Family Use

Thursdays May 11 – June 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm and all day Saturday June 17th
hands on at
Wonderment Gardens
305 S. Chicago, Hot Springs SD

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6 week on line course – introduction to Bio-regional Herbalism

May 15 – June 19, 2017

Course will include a minimum of 2 hours pre-recorded course material each week. Plus 1 live Q@A session on Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm Mountain Time. (recorded)
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Herb walk, Stewardship, Medicine Making

June 17, 2017 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Our day will be a mixture of lecture, herb walk, intensive study, hands on plant identification, plant gathering, medicine making, theory, medicinal application and more

Free Herbal Health Clinic
Saturday June 3, 2017

  • 10:00 am to 11:00 am Free Class – Making Goat Cheese
  • Clinic Noon to 5:00 pm (Walk in and appointments welcome)
  • 2:30 – 3:30 Free Class – Abhyanga, Healing with Ayurvedic self massage

Herbal medicine and holistic healing available to everyone, whatever your circumstances or state of health.  This is your opportunity to talk with a trained herbalist, share any health concerns you may have, and receive personalized education in the preparation and use of herbs.
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Black Hills Holistic Health Club

Black Hills Holistic Health Club is a private membership club for the purpose of allowing people to learn, discuss and share information, herbs and knowledge about natural health, herbalism and nutrition.  A place to network and to share information about sustainable living, organic gardening, animal husbandry and to share the products produced (edible and non-edible) by individual members.
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May 26, 2017
Hot Springs Wine and Put Walk
Hot Springs SD.

June 17th
Herb Walk, Stewardship and Medicine Making
Somewhere in the Black Hills
Location to be announced

June 23 and 24, 2017
Donkey Creek Festival
Mueller Center,
801 S 6thSt.
Hot Springs, SD

July 7 and 8, 2017
Chadron Fir Trader Days
Chadron, NE

July 29 and 30, 2017
South Dakota Yoga Conference
Deadwood, SD