For the research, education, and conservation of native medicinal plants, fungi, and their habitats.

Please join us in this worthwhile and important mission.

Welcome to United Plant Savers As Seen On

Join The Celebration

It’s our 30th anniversary this year, and we would love to
celebrate this milestone with you.

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Heartwood 32nd Annual Forest Council

SAVE THE DATE – Heartwood will be holding its 32nd annual Forest Council gathering in southeast Ohio May 24-27, 2024, with keynote speaker Chad Hanson of the John Muir Project. This year’s gathering will be held at the United Plant Savers botanical sanctuary in Rutland, OH.

2023 Year in Review

Looking Back at 2023

Let’s Celebrate! 2023 Accomplishments Before we move full steam ahead into the next year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all we achieved together in 2023. Thank …

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Explore the United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary

Looking for an enriching experience surrounded by nature and herbal wisdom? Look no further! The United Plant Savers Sanctuary invites you to plan your visit and reserve the Brickhouse Apothecary …

Building a Global Herbal Community

“We all live in a single herbal village.” – Jim Duke

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Individual sanctuaries and stewards dedicated to restoring and preserving habitat for both plants and animals.

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Herbal educators with a common goal of ‘Planting the Future’ by sharing knowledge to ensure a renewable supply of medicinal plants for future generations.

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Herbal companies supporting our work and providing a sustainable supply of native medicinal plants.

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Botanical gardens and sites from around the world dedicated to conservation.

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Gatherings in-person and online for sharing and learning from one another in honor of the plants.