Gila: “Medicinal Plants of the Silva Creek Garden”

Meeting. “Medicinal Plants of the Silva Creek Garden,” presenter Naava Koenigsberg

Naava’s talk will focus on some of the native plants that will be included in the new medicinal plant bed at the Silva Creek Botanical Garden, to be put in this spring. She will discuss the habitats and medicinal properties of several plants, as well as how to use them. Naava Koenigsberg is the owner of Bear Creek Herbs and has been a practicing herbalist for over 20 years. Naava moved to Silver City in 1996 after working for several years for Plants of the Southwest in Santa Fe. In addition to being a Clinical Herbalist, she is a Certified Permaculture Designer and Certified Ecological Horticulturalist.

Meetings are held on the third Friday of the month at 7 PM at WNMU’s Harlan Hall, Rm. 219. Free and open to the public. Refreshments following the program. For more information check our website at www.gilanps.org/events/programs.