Links & Resources

Discover all things natural, green and good.

    A Modern Herbal
  • www.botanical.com/ botanical/mgmh/mgmh.html
  • A Modern Herbal, first published in 1931, by Mrs. M. Grieve, contains Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic and Economic Properties, Cultivation and Folk-Lore of Herbs.
    Susan Wittig Albert
  • www.mysterypartners.com
  • Austin-based author and Herb Lover. writer of the China Bayles Mysteries.
    American Botanical Council
  • www.herbalgram.org
  • International nonprofit providing science-based information to promote herbal medicine. Located in Austin.
    Austin Chapter of Native Plant Society of Texas
  • www.npsot.org/Austin/default.htm
  • Conservation, research and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas.
    The Blackwood Educational Land Institute
  • www.blackwoodland.org/index.htm
  • A non-profit learning environment that encourages accountable living in cooperation with nature, Hempstead, TX.
    Boggy Creek Farm
  • www.boggycreekfarm.com
  • A USDA-Certified-Organic Market Farm. Open Wed. & Sat. 9 a.m.– 2 p.m.
    The Dirt Doctor
  • www.dirtdoctor.com
  • Author Howard Garrett’s online monthly magazine on natural organic gardening.
    The Herb Society of America
  • www.herbsociety.org
  • National organization that promotes the knowledge, use and delight of herbs.
    Homegrown magazine
  • www.homegrowntexas.com/
  • A bimonthly publication about how to garden successfully in Texas while having a positive impact on the environment.
    KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener
  • www.klru.org/ctg/about.asp
  • A public television show that showcases Central Texas gardens and highlights area experts. Tom Spencer hosts. Runs 12:00 noon on KLRU in Austin.
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • www.wildflower.org
  • An education-based garden in Austin, Texas, dedicated to native plants. A recent addition to the University of Texas.
    Malcolm Beck’s Garden
  • www.malcolmbeck.com
  • Austin gardener, author and entrepreneur. Personal website.
    Newsradio KLBJ-AM
  • www.590klbj.com
    • Saturdays
    • The Greenthumb Hour - 8am
    • Gardening Naturally - 9am
      Sunday
    • The Austin Gardener - 10am
    Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve
  • www.bambergerranch.org
  • A 5,500 acre ranch demonstrating a successful habitat restoration project. Impressive tours.
    The Scent Garden
  • texasdiscoverygardens.org
  • Part of the Texas Discovery Gardens, the first public garden in the state to be certified 100% organic.
    Texas A & M, Aggie Horticulture
  • www.aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/
  • Largest information server containing files related to teaching, research, extension and public service.
    Travis County Master Gardeners
  • www.tcmastergardener.org/
  • An educational, non-profit service organization which renders non-biased, sound horticultural information to the community.
    Zilker Botanical Gardens
  • www.zilkergarden.org
  • Free public garden located in the heart of Austin. Part of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.

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Austin Herb Society
is dedicated to educating members and the community about herbs, including propagation, landscaping, history, folklore, and culinary, medicinal, and decorative uses of herbs.

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Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Spgs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746





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Mission Statement


Provide education and encourage the cultivation and use of herbs for their beneficial purposes: medicinal, culinary, aromatic, as well as landscaping. Provide charitable and volunteer support to our non-profit community and community projects.

The Austin Herb Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) member- supported, nonprofit operating under the umbrella of the Austin Area Garden Council.