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Backyard Herbalism: Plants for Perfect Skin with Denise DeSpirito – June 11
June 11th: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Merryspring gardener and herbalist Denise DeSpirito speaks about skincare remedies that you can grow at home.
Part of the Spring talk series
The skin is the largest human organ and often considered an indicator of health. In “Plants for Perfect Skin”, Denise will speak about some plants that can be can be grown or foraged that can address some topical skin issues. Plants covered will include figwort, cleavers, chickweed, burdock, and others, as well as how to create topical preparations used to soothe common skin issues.
This program is part of Denise’s Backyard Herbalism series, which will continue as part of the Tuesday Talk schedule throughout the summer.
This is an outdoor program. Guests should wear weather appropriate clothing.
Denise DeSpirito is gardener and herbalist. She has grown herbs all over the Northeast, including Avena Botanicals in Rockport, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York, and Farmacy Herbs in Rhode Island. She currently serves as Garden Manager at Merryspring.