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PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED 2 weeks prior to classes


Registration and refund policies for our classes

We are very happy to sign you up for any of our classes on a first come first served basis.
PLEASE pay in full when registering to guarantee your space in the class and to purchase materials. Your Confirmation will be by phone. or e-mail. As classes fill up, sign-ups who have not yet paid will be dropped from the list to make room for confirmed students. Payments are refundable up to one week prior to class. Note A $15.00 non-refundable fee will be retained for administrative purposes. We will make no refunds after the first day of class.
Please note, Class may be canceled if a minimum number of students ( 6 ) is not met and all money will be refunded.


How to pay for your class


1-We accept most credit cards by phone.
2- Payments can be made in person by visiting the herb farm.
3- Payment by check mailing your name, address, phone number, and title of class when registering.
-Payments are refundable up to one week prior to class. A $15.00 non-refundable fee will be retained for instructor preparation.
Contact Information
Maggies Herbs 11400 County Road 13 North, St.Augustine, FL.32092
PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL Classes required in advance

Phone number 904-829-0722
e-mail: maggiesherbs@aol.com

 

"Planting an herbal dish garden" January 19, 2014 Sunday Time 2:00 PM 4:00-PM

Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 Instructor Dora Baker. Instructor Dora Baker Owner of Maggies Herbs

 

 

"Beginning Soap Making" February 8, 2014 Saturday Time 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Are you curious about how to make your own soap? In this workshop we will make 2 different soaps. You will learn how to safely use lye and the different techniques that will generate beautiful effects. The emphasis is on natural ingredients and herbs. This is a hands on workshop and you should bring plastic gloves and protective eye covering or safety glasses. Please bring 4 containers . These should be plastic, disposable, about 5 ounces. Instructor Marge Powell Instructor Marge Powell Herbalist and Owner of Magnolia Soap Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.magnoliahillsoap.com/index.html

 

 

"Herbal Medicine Chest" February 22, 2014 Saturday 10:AM 2:00 PM
Learn what natural health solutions can replace the items commonly found in your medicine cabinet. You will learn to make your own herbal pain killers,
antibiotics, anti fungals, stomach aids and more! Refill your medicine chest with remedies that are safe, effective and economical for your family. In this
workshop you will make 2 remedies of your choosing and the knowledge to make many more. Bring a sack lunch. Cost $40 includes all materials 

Instructor herbalist Cindy Whitley  Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.herbalwisdom.org/

 

 

"Planting an herbal dish garden" February 23, 19 2014 Sunday Time 2:00 PM 4:00-PM

Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 Instructor Dora Baker. Instructor Dora Baker Owner of Maggies Herbs

 

 

"Making your own salves, ointments and lotions" March 8, 2014 Saturday time 10:00AM -2:PM
Learn to make your own topical treatments using natural ingredients, the salves we make are great for ant bites and scrapes and we will make lotions and body butters. Bring 4 two –4 oz containers or wide mouth jars work great. A hands on workshop lunch included Fee $ 45 Instructor herbalist Marge Powell

Instructor Marge Powell Herbalist and Owner of Magnolia Soap Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.magnoliahillsoap.com/index.html
 

 

 

"Planting an herbal dish garden" March 16, 2014 Sunday Time 2:00 PM 4:00-PM

Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile. Cost $30 Instructor Dora Baker. Instructor Dora Baker Owner of Maggies Herbs

 

 

"Healing Thru Nature" March 22, 2014 Saturday Time 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Learn more about healing yourself with herbal remedies. You may have many medicinal herbs in your kitchen right now! Learn how to turn common culinary into health solutions for everything from common cold to cancer. In this workshop you will create 2 remedies to bring home and information to help you make positive health changes. Please bring a sack lunch. Cost $40 includes all materials.Instructor herbalist Cindy Whitley  Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.herbalwisdom.org/

 

 

"Spring Soy Wax Candle Making"
Class Date: March 23rd 2014
Time: 10:00 am 12:00 pm
fee $25

Learn the basic techniques in soy wax candles. Experiment with spring scents (lavender, lilac, chamomile, lemon verbena), colorants, and packaging that will give your product a professional look. All materials included to make and take home 3 votives, 16 tea lights and 2 large candles, a $40 value! Perfect for Mother's Day gifts and spring home additions. Students are asked to bring creativity and enthusiasm! Limited to 10 people. .Instructor: Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald Fee $40.00 Please visit my web site  http://www.cleanridge.com/index.html

 

 

"Cold Process Soap Making" Class Date:

March 23rd 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm fee $40

Make soap with the cold process technique use by many professionals. Work with essential oils and Maggie's Farm herbs. Each person will take home their own batch yielding 7 - 4 ounce bars. Take-away literature & resources for future soap making at home. Adults only, no students under 18. Limited to 8 people.

.Instructor: Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald Fee $40.00 Please visit my web site  http://www.cleanridge.com/index.html


 

 

 

"Cooking With Herbs" - Saturday April 5, 2014 Saturday Time 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Do you wonder how to use the fresh herbs in your garden or the herbal vinegars you made?After this workshop you should have no doubts how to make cooking with herbs fun and easy. This is a hands on workshop and you will be on a team that does a portion of the cooking. Then we will sit down and enjoy dining on the fruits of our labor and sip herbal infused wines. A sample menu may include gingered carrot bisque, herb bread province, herb butters, chicken with herb greens (tofu available)
grapefruit basil sorbet, herbal vinegars. Bring an apron and an appetite. All detailed recipes and food included .Marge Powell instructor Cost $ 55

Instructor Marge Powell Herbalist and Owner of Magnolia Soap Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.magnoliahillsoap.com/index.html
 

 

 

Beginning Soap Making May 3 Saturday time 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Are you curious about how to make your own soap? In this workshop we will make 2 different soaps. You will learn how to safely use lye and the different techniques that will generate beautiful effects. The emphasis is on natural ingredients and herbs. This is a hands on workshop and you should bring plastic gloves and protective eye covering or safety glasses. Please bring 4 containers . These should be plastic, disposable, about 5 ounces. Fee$ 45

Instructor Marge Powell Herbalist and Owner of Magnolia Soap Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.magnoliahillsoap.com/index.html
 

 

"Herb Farm 31th Annual Birthday Festival Celebration" May 10, 2014 Saturday time 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Come out to our yearly herb festival the Saturday before mothers day visiting our gardens. We will have many vendors visiting with herb popsicles ,
butterfly plants, homemade herb snacks , herbal crafts, handmade soaps, birdhouses, medicinal herbalists, garden art and pottery. We have many
varieties of naturally grown culinary herbs, and medicinal plants. Hummingbird and butterfly plants , herbal lunch , teas, and live band
spice up the day! Free admission, pets required to be maintained and leashed . One to definitely mark on the calendar!   
 

 

"Building Hypertufa Planters" May 18, 2014 Sunday Time 10:00AM -2:00 PM

Learn to make these funky fantastic containers! Wear your old clothes. This is a dirty class, held outdoors "mud pie making for grownups." Bring an open mind, ready to fill with creative ideas! ou'll learn the recipe and “rules”, and take home completed works of art, crafting four planters of varying sizes and shapes. All supplies are included, along with molds to keep and material to add color to your masterpieces. All you bring is a bagged lunch. We'll drink a toast to art and creativity before reluctantly ending our day!
Instructor Melanie Palmrose call to register with Melanie 904-744-1890 or almostancientpots@yahoo.com. $75 limit 10 people (this is a 4 hour workshop) 10 am until 2 pm Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.almostancientpots.com

 

 

Cooking With Herbs – May 24 Saturday time 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Do you wonder how to use the fresh herbs in your garden or the herbal vinegars you made?After this workshop you should have no doubts how to make cooking with herbs fun and easy. This is a hands on workshop and you will be on a team that does a portion of the cooking. Then we will sit down and enjoy dining on the fruits of our labor and sip herbal infused wines. A sample menu may include gingered carrot bisque, herb bread province, herb butters, chicken with herb greens (tofu available)
grapefruit basil sorbet, herbal vinegars. Bring an apron and an appetite. All detailed recipes and food included Cost55.Instructor Marge Powell Herbalist and Owner of Magnolia Soap Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.magnoliahillsoap.com/index.html
 

 

 

"Planting an herbal dish garden" May25 , 2014 Sunday Time 2:PM 4:00-PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight bowl that can easily be moved from outside patio to inside for a table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile $30 Instructor Dora Baker Owner of Maggies Herbs

 

 

"Herbs for Heart Health"

May 31st 2014 Sat, Time 10:AM to 2:00PM

In this workshop you will learn how to keep your heart healthy the natural way. There are herbs to treat high blood pressure, lower cholesterol, remove blockage in the arteries, treat & prevent angina, stroke, heart attack & congestive heart failure. You can treat these serious conditions with plants! And you'll learn how to make these plants into safe, effective & inexpensive remedies. Each student will make 2 remedies to take home. Please bring a sack lunch. Cost is $40 (includes all materials.)

Instructor herbalist Cindy Whitley  Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.herbalwisdom.org/

 

 

"Planting an herbal dish garden" June 8, 2014 Sunday Time 2:00 PM 4:00-PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight bowl that can easily be moved from outside patio to inside for a table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile $30 Instructor Dora Baker Owner of Maggies Herbs

 

 

Butterfly gardening basics Sunday afternoons time 3:00 to 5:00 July 20
Learn the specific plants that feed nectar to butterflies and others specific host plants for caterpillars in their natural habitat. Lets observe a moth/butterfly
collection and hunt for hidden caterpillars in the organic garden along the way . Each person goes home with a butterfly plant and many other butterfly plants available.Cost only $10. Instructor Nicci Stephens 

 

 

 Planting your own herbal dish garden July 27, Sundays time 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening

table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 Instructor Dora Baker

 

 

Herbal Taste Talk and Walk last Wed of each month July 30
Early mornings 8-10 and late afternoons Times 5:00 to 7:00 pm ( best time for hummingbird viewing)

Walk the herb garden getting a personalized tour feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there and tasting the edible
flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal
appetizers and herbal Popsicles . Please pre register, space limited $15 guided by farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

Butterfly gardening basics Sunday afternoons time 3:00 to 5:00 Aug 17
Learn the specific plants that feed nectar to butterflies and others specific host plants for caterpillars in their natural habitat. Lets observe a moth/butterfly
collection and hunt for hidden caterpillars in the organic garden along the way . Each person goes home with a butterfly plant and many other butterfly plants available.Cost only $10. Instructor Nicci Stephens 

 

 

 Planting your own herbal dish garden August, 24, Sunday time 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening

table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

 Herbal Taste Talk and Walk last Wed of each month Aug 27
Early mornings 8:00 to 10:00 and late afternoons Times 5:00 to 7:00 pm ( best time for hummingbird viewing)

Walk the herb garden getting a personalized tour feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there and tasting the edible
flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal
appetizers and herbal Popsicles . Please pre register, space limited $15 guided by farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

 Learning your local medicinal herbs. September 20 time 10:00 to 2:00
Are you picking and tossing out "weeds" that can actually benefit your health? In this workshop, Master Herbalist Cindy Whitley, will teach you how to identify and properly prepare the locally growing medicinal herbs in the Northeast Florida area. Each participant will make 2 remedies in class and bring home lots of valuable information for future plant identification and medicine making. Please bring a sack lunch. Cost $40

Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.herbalwisdom.org/

 

 

Butterfly gardening basics Sunday afternoons time 3:00 to 5:00 Sept 21
Learn the specific plants that feed nectar to butterflies and others specific host plants for caterpillars in their natural habitat. Lets observe a moth/butterfly
collection and hunt for hidden caterpillars in the organic garden along the way . Each person goes home with a butterfly plant and many other butterfly plants available.Cost only $10. Instructor Nicci Stephens 

 

 

 Herbal Taste Talk and Walk last Wed of each month Sept 24
Early mornings 8:00 to 10:00 and late afternoons Times 5:00 to 7:00 pm ( best time for hummingbird viewing)

Walk the herb garden getting a personalized tour feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there and tasting the edible
flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal
appetizers and herbal Popsicles . Please pre register, space limited $15 guided by farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

Fall Soy Wax Candle Making September 27 time 10:30 AM 12:30 PM
Learn the basic techniques in soy wax candles. Experiment with fall scents (lavender, sage, eucalyptus and rose), colorants, and packaging that will give your product a professional look. All materials included to make and take home 3 votives, 16 tea lights and a large candle, a $35 value! Students are asked to bring creativity and enthusiasm! Limited to 10 people. Instructor Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald Fee $25

Please visit my web site  http://www.cleanridge.com/index.html
 

 

 

Cold Process Soap Making September 27 time 1:30 PM 4:30 PM
Make soap with the cold process technique use by many professionals. Essential oils as well as herbs grown from Maggie's herb farm will be used in the soap making process. Each person will take home their own batch yielding 10 - 5 ounce bars. Take-away literature & resource list for future soap making at home will be distributed. Adults only, no students under 18. NO EXCEPTIONS. Instructor Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald Fee $45 

Please visit my web site  http://www.cleanridge.com/index.html

 

 

Planting your own herbal dish garden Sept 28 Sundays time 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening

table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

Kelly Johnson Children's Workshop
October 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Cost $40

Children's Nature Journaling Workshop
Discover how to be a super observer of your world through nature journaling! In this workshop for children ages 6-12 we will make nature journals and explore how to be an observer, just like artists and scientists, by using all our senses. We'll enjoy stories and songs and then head out into Maggie's Herb Farm to explore and draw all the unique flowers, insects, and garden hummingbirds, butterflies, lizards, frogs, and creatures to be found! Children will make and take journals, engage in sensory observation activities, receive drawing instruction, and connect to their natural world through basic garden botany and zoology. Instructor, Kelly Johnson is an artist, author, and garden guide through her company and award winning book Wings, Worms, and Wonder.
Contact Dora Baker
904-829-0722
maggiesherbs@aol.com
Please visit my web site for Upcoming Events

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 Herbal Medicine Chest October 18 Saturday time 10:00 to2:00
Learn what natural health solutions can replace the items commonly found in your medicine cabinet. You will learn to make your own herbal pain killers, antibiotics, anti fungal, stomach aids and more! Refill your medicine chest with remedies that are safe, effective and economical for your family. In this workshop you will make 2 remedies of your choosing and the knowledge to make many more. Bring
a sack lunch. Cost $40 includes all materials Instructor Master Herbalist Cindy Whitley

Please visit my web site for information on all of my classes http://www.herbalwisdom.org/

 

 

Butterfly gardening basics Sunday afternoons Oct 19 time 3:00 to 5:00
Learn the specific plants that feed nectar to butterflies and others specific host plants for caterpillars in their natural habitat. Lets observe a moth/butterfly
collection and hunt for hidden caterpillars in the organic garden along the way . Each person goes home with a butterfly plant and many other butterfly plants available.Cost only $10. Instructor Nicci Stephens 

 

 

Planting your own herbal dish garden Oct. 26 Sundays time 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening

table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

Herbal Taste Talk and Walk last Wed of each month Oct 29
Early mornings 8:00 to 10:00 and late afternoons Times 5:00 to 7:00 pm ( best time for hummingbird viewing)

Walk the herb garden getting a personalized tour feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there and tasting the edible
flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal
appetizers and herbal Popsicles . Please pre register, space limited $15 guided by farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 

 

Planting your own herbal dish garden Nov. 16 Sundays time 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Learn the growing care tips and medicinal uses of common cooking herbs, then choose your own culinary plants to create a portable lightweight garden that can easily be moved from patio to inside for an evening

table centerpiece or fragrant kitchen accent .Also makes a great useful gift. All materials and herbal care book included , hands on participation , bring garden gloves and a smile
Cost $30 Instructor Dora Baker

 

 

Herbal Taste Talk and Walk last Wed of each month Nov 26
Early mornings 8-10 and late afternoons Times 5:00 to 7:00 pm ( best time for hummingbird viewing)

Walk the herb garden getting a personalized tour feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there and tasting the edible
flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal
appetizers and herbal Popsicles . Please pre register, space limited $15 guided by farm owner/ herbalist Dora Baker 

 


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Need driving directions click HERE to see Google map and detail driving directions

Herb Farm is open Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed Monday)

We are located twenty miles west of St.Augustine, Florida on a quiet beautiful County Road 13-N along the St. Johns river near Lane Landing/Tocol Creek /Picolata.
our herb farm is located between County road 214 and County road 208
Farm's Address: Maggie's Herbs 11400 County Road 13-N St.Augustine, FL 32092


PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL Classes required in advance phone 904-829-0722,

e-mail: maggiesherbs@aol.com