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Fern Hill Nursery and Botanical Sanctuary

Cottage Grove, OR Sanctuary Stewards: Devon Bonady and Brian Basor Fern Hill Nursery and Botanical Sanctuary is nestled in the Southern Willamette Valley of Oregon, between the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges. The land ranges 500 ft in elevation, encompassing 52 acres of diverse native forestland. Stands of native medicinals have grown wild on the land for many generations including: woods Oregon grape, tall Oregon grape, cascara sagrada, red root, trillium, and yerba buena. We ...
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Avena Botanicals Medicinal Herb Garden

Rockport, ME Garden Stewards: Deb Soule, Denise DeSpirito, Kate Miller, Anna Goff Avena Botanicals three-acre medicinal herb garden is situated on 32 acres of field and forest that borders 6000 acres of undeveloped woods and wetlands. We are on a south-facing slope, 400 feet above sea level, only 4 miles from the ocean. Being in a rural area, we are blessed with a diverse bird population, and on occasion we see deer, moose and signs ...
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