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Sunday, July 21 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Herbology: The Darker Side of Herbs

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JK Rowling touched on both poisons and protections in the Harry Potter books and films. Learn about herbs as poisons - a history and folklore of poison plants, what they look like and a few diabolical poisonings. We'll discuss the poison garden, who cultivates poisonous plants today and why they are important. In folklore, herbs also have magical protective properties. Hear about them and make your own protective herbal amulet.


Lynne Allison

Lynne Allison is a native Kansan currently living in rural Iowa. She has a degree in biology from Kansas State and has worked in pharmacy, veterinary virology and surgical technology. A lifelong gardener, since retiring Lynne has pursued a more in-depth study of herbs and their medicinal... Read More →

Sunday July 21, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
Salon 4 Doubletree by Hilton at Tarrytown