Herbs for Kids   

Thyme 4 Kids - http://www.herbsociety.org/resources/t4k/thyme-4-kids.html
Herb Society -
http://www.herbsociety.org/herbs/beginners-guide.html

Gardening With Kids
http://www.canadiangardening.com/how-to/gardening-with-kids/kids-and-windowsill-herbs/a/1460
Windowsill herb gardening
http://www.canadiangardening.com/how-to/gardening-with-kids/gardening-for-kids/a/1622
http://www.canadiangardening.com/how-to/gardening-with-kids/child-s-play/a/1509

Turning Kids Onto Herbs
  
http://www.garden.org/articles/articles.php?q=show&id=1683
   Growing Herbs Indoors -
http://www.garden.org/articles/articles.php?q=show&id=36

Herbal Adventures with Kids
  
http://www.kidsgardening.org/classroom-projects/creating-herb-gardens
  
http://www.kidsgardening.org/activity/growing-classroom-herbs
  
http://www.kidsgardening.org/activity/herbs-across-curriculum
  
http://www.kidsgardening.org/activity/herbal-adventures
  
http://cf.synergylearning.org/displayarticle.cfm?selectedarticle=219

Kids Links to Gardens and Plants
  
http://gardeninglaunchpad.com/kids.html
  
http://www.herbco.com/t-herb-gardening-guide.aspx

Herb Gardening from West Virginia
 
http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/hortcult/herbs/ne208hrb.htm

Herb Gardening and Herbs - http://urbanext.illinois.edu/herbs/
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/hortihints/0004a.html
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/hortihints/0006a.html

Herb of the Month -
http://www.herbalgardens.com/herb-monthly/

Gardener's Net - http://www.gardenersnet.com/herbs/


Herb Names, their meanings,  and general information:

Parsley - thanks, festivity 
           http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/p/parsle09.html
           http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/parsley_herb.htm
           http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/M1221.html
          
http://www.plantguide.org/parsley-herb.html
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/parsley.html

Sage -  wisdom
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/sages-05.html#com
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/sage_herb.htm
          
http://www.plantguide.org/sage-herb.html
          
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/sage.html

Rosemary - remembrance
           http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/r/rosema17.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/rosemary_herb.htm
          
http://www.plantguide.org/rosemary-herb.html
          
http://mastergardeners.ext.wvu.edu/program_resources/rosemary
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/rosemary.html

Thyme -  bravery
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/t/thygar16.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/thyme_herb.htm
           http://www.plantguide.org/thyme-herb.html
          
http://www.howtogardenadvice.com/plant_list/herb/grow_thyme.html
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/thyme.html

Basil -  best wishes  
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/b/basswe18.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/basil_herb.htm
          
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/M1219.html
           http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/CropFactSheets/basil.html
          
http://www.plantguide.org/basil-herb.html
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/basil.html

Bay Leaves - fame
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/bay_herb.htm
          
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_leaf
          
http://www.sallys-place.com/food/columns/gilbert/bayleaf.htm
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/bay.html

Chervil -  serenity
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/chervil_herb.htm

          
http://www.herbcompanion.com/cooking/chervil-fine-herbe-for-kitchen.aspx
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/chervil.html
           http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chervil
          
http://extension.psu.edu/plants/gardening/herbs/all-herbs/chervil
          
Chives -  usefulness
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/c/chives65.html
           
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/chives_herb.htm
           
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/M1220.html
          
http://www.almanac.com/plant/chives
   
Cilantro - 
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/cilantro_coriander_herb.htm
          
http://www.sallys-place.com/food/columns/gilbert/cilantro.htm
          
http://www.mccormick.com/Spices101/Enspicelopedia/Cilantro.aspx
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/cilantro.html
           
Comfrey - 
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/c/comfre92.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/comfrey_herb.htm
          
http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/afcm/comfrey.html

Costmary - http://www.herbcompanion.com/Herb-Profiles/Costmary.aspx
            
http://earthnotes.tripod.com/costmary.htm
            
http://archive.suite101.com/article.cfm/herbalism/63591
            
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanacetum_balsamita

Dill -  good cheer
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/d/dill--13.html
           http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/dill_herb.htm
       
   http://www.mccormick.com/Spices101/Enspicelopedia/Dill.aspx
           http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/M1222.html
          
http://www.plantguide.org/dill-herb.html

Lavender - devotion
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/l/lavend13.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/lavender_herb.htm
           http://www.plantguide.org/lavender-herb.html
          
http://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/lavendercareandtips.htm
          
http://www.lavenderfarm.com/history.htm

Lemon Balm - comfort
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/lemon_balm_herb.htm
           http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-126.html
          
http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/lemonbalm.html
          
http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/learn/lemon_balm.php
          
http://www.sallys-place.com/food/columns/gilbert/lemon_balm.htm

Marjoram - happiness
          
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/m/marjor19.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/marjoram_herb.htm
          
http://www.mccormick.com/Spices101/Enspicelopedia/Marjoram.aspx
          
http://www.plantguide.org/marjoram-herb.html
             
Mint - virtue 
          http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/m/mints-39.html
          
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/mint_herb.htm

          http://www.plantguide.org/mint-herb.html
         
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentha
         
http://www.herbsociety.org.uk/schools/factsheets/mint.htm


Oregano - happiness
         
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/oregano_herb.htm
         
http://herbgardening.com/growingoregano.htm

         
http://www.mccormick.com/Spices101/Enspicelopedia/Oregano.aspx

Savory, summer - interest
         
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/savsum24.html
         
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/summer_savory_herb.htm

Savory, winter -  
         
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/savwin25.html 
         
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/winter_savory_herb.htm
          http://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/satmontana.htm       

Tansy -  hostility
         
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/t/tansy-05.html
        
  http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/tansy_herb.htm
         
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tansy

Tarragon - permanence
         
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/t/tarrag07.html
         
http://www.sallys-place.com/food/columns/gilbert/tarragon.htm  
         
http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/learn/tarragon.php
         
http://www.plantguide.org/tarragon-herb.html
         
http://www.mccormick.com/Spices101/Enspicelopedia/Tarragon.aspx
             
Yarrow - healing 
         
http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/y/yarrow02.html
         
http://www.greenchronicle.com/gardening/yarrow_herb.htm

         
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achillea_millefolium
         
http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/learn/yarrow.php
 
Other herbs: Agrimony - Angelica - Anise - Borage - Chamomile - Caraway - Catnip

     
Coriander - Fennel - Feverfew - Germander - Heliotrope - Horehound - Hyssop

     Lady's Bedstraw - Lady's Mantle - Lemon Verbena - Lovage - Rue - Salad Burnet

     Santolina - Sorrel - Spearmint - Valerian - Woad - Woodruff,Sweet - Wormwood                 


Common Herbs for Growing - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/herbs/herbs.html

Encyclopedia of Spices - http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/spiceref.html

Herb Pictures: http://classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Plants/Herbs
                http://freeherbpictures.com/

Growing Herbs: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cook/downloads/9218.pdf
                
http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/hortcult/herbs/ne208hrb.htm
                
http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/HO-28.pdf
                
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-8110.html

                 
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/M1223.html
                 
http://web.archive.org/web/20071007083545/http://www.extension.umn.edu/projects/yardandgarden/ygbriefs/H207herbs.html
                
http://herbgardening.com/
                
http://www.herbgardeningguru.com/

Colonial Herb Gardens:
   
Strawbery Banke herb garden
    http://www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150&catid=28&Itemid=140

    NEUHSA
      dooryard garden http://www.neuhsa.org/dooryard.html
     
dye garden http://www.neuhsa.org/dyegarden.html
      plant list
http://www.neuhsa.org/Culinary_Plant_List.pdf

     New England Wildflower Society
     
http://www.newfs.org/publications-and-media/video/horticulture-and-garden-in-the-woods/herb-garden

 
   The Herb Companion
    http://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/herbs-for-the-colonial-garden.aspx

    Williamsburg gardens -
http://lavalette.net/pages/wburg.htm
   
https://bethtrissel.wordpress.com/2012/01/19/herbs-of-colonial-williamsburg-and-early-america-2/

    Herb Garden Design Through History
   
http://www.bbg.org/gardening/article/history_of_herb_garden_design/

    Camden, NJ http://historiccamdencounty.com/ccnews20.shtml
    New Harbor, ME
http://www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org/PNewHerbGarden.html
    Ilona’s garden
http://ilonasgarden.com/74/the-herb-garden/
    Shrewsbury, NJ
http://hub.gmnews.com/News/2001/0706/Front_Page/007.html
    Old Sturbridge Village https://www.osv.org/explore_learn/document_viewer.php?DocID=1030
    National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/tour/garden.html

              
Natural Dyeing:

      Books -
http://www.olbrich.org/Library/Resource_Documents/Dye%20Plants.htm

               http://www.woolery.com/Pages/booksdyes.html
              
http://urbaneagle.com/ue/ue-dyebooks.html

      Directions - http://www.pioneerthinking.com/naturaldyes.html
                   
http://simmy.typepad.com/echoesofadream/2006/08/natural_dyeing_.html
                   http://www.earthguild.com/products/riff/rnatdye.htm
                   http://pinterest.com/barbachen/natural-dye-tutorials/
                   http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/monographs/fms_dye.pdf
               
      Using Chamomile and Marigolds -
        http://www.info-galaxy.com/Herbs/Crafts/Filter/Natural_Dyeing/natural_dyeing.html

      Plants and Their Colors - http://www.essortment.com/making-natural-dyes-plants-55040.html
                                 
http://www.essortment.com/growing-herbs-natural-fabric-dyes-53712.html
                                 
http://www.allfiberarts.com/cs/dyeplants.htm


      Natural dyeing - http://www.herbsociety-stu.org/Dyeing.htm


      Teachers:
                  

Classroom projects - http://www.kidsgardening.org/node/74196

Dandelions and Rosemary -http://cf.synergylearning.org/displayarticle.cfm?selectedarticle=217

Herbal Adventures with Kids - http://cf.synergylearning.org/DisplayArticle.cfm?selectedarticle=219

Natural Dyeing with Plants - http://cf.synergylearning.org/displayarticle.cfm?selectedarticle=220

Herbs and Math - http://cf.synergylearning.org/displayarticle.cfm?selectedarticle=221

Aromatic Herb Curriculum - http://cf.synergylearning.org/displayarticle.cfm?selectedarticle=222

More Natural Dyeing information - http://www.kathimitchell.com/cchem.htm#Natural Dyeing  

       

Children’s Gardening Links -
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/app/links.html
        
Books for Children’s Gardening: http://www.herbsociety.org/resources/t4k/resources/Reading_Thyme.pdf

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