Next Plant Use Class



Great fun, lots of demonstrations, samples, and displays!

Presenter: Robin Kobaly—Botanist, Founder and President of Power of Plants, and Executive Director of The SummerTree Institute.

  • Saturday, March 8, 2014
    12:30 – 3:30 pm
    Covington Park Community Center
    11165 Vale Drive, Morongo Valley, CA 92256

They’re growing all around you…hardy and helpful wild desert plants that can add richness to your kitchen, your medicine chest, your home, and your garden, as well as enhancing the lives of your neighborhood wildlife.

This three-hour class offers a fascinating look at ancient and tribal uses of desert medicinal and food plants, and presents ways to adapt those uses to fit today’s needs. Find out why these powerful native plants’ survival strategies make them so useful to us today. Explore which native food and healing plants can be used successfully, and explore the many other benefits of growing these amazing herbal remedies, edible oddities, and utilitarian providers. Class includes demonstrations and samples, plus tips on identifying and harvesting native plant species.

It’s fun learning how our native desert plants can serve as food, beverages, art, utensils, and healing remedies for humans.

  • $25 tax deductible donation for each class.
    Spaces limited – RSVP required.

To reserve your space or for more information about this Spring Fundraising event, call:

Presented by Special Arrangement with: The SummerTree Institute, The Power of Plants,
& Robin Kobaly, Botanist and Executive Director of The SummerTree Institute.