For countless communities around the world, the presence of medicinal plants and the traditional knowledge of their properties and uses are crucial factors for ensuring health and prosperity.

We must act on a worldwide basis to ensure resilience and health for future generations.

Sacred Seeds is a global non-profit creating and supporting plant sanctuaries that address the rapid loss of biodiversity and cultural knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused on medicinals but including those of ceremonial, food, and craft use.

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Organic Gardening Magazine features Sacred Seeds program manager Ashley Glenn
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Organic Gardening Magazine features Sacred Seeds program manager Ashley Glenn

Organic Gardening Magazine Vol. 60 No. 6 October/November 2013 Follow the link below to view the article : Download Organic Gardening Article.pdf ...
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The Challenges of Creating a Botanical Garden, by Dexter B. Dombro
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The Challenges of Creating a Botanical Garden, by Dexter B. Dombro

Dexter B Dombro, the founder of Jardin Botanico de la Pedregoza in Vichada, Colombia, writes of his experiences in creating a botanical garden. Please see the attached article: Download Creating a Botanical Garden – Article.pdf ...
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Sacred Seeds Joins With L’Herboretum

Sacred Seeds has joined forces with L’Herboretum, a conservation center in the Loire Valley of France. This marks the first European garden in the Sacred Seeds network. Read the official press release attached below: Press Release ...
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Lessons Learned from the Bastyr University Sacred Seeds Ethnobotanical Trail
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Lessons Learned from the Bastyr University Sacred Seeds Ethnobotanical Trail

We began the work to implement our Sacred Seeds trail vision in 2011. We already had some trails in our surrounding woodland so it seemed a relatively simple matter of creating a link between the woodland space to an open space. We had a nice space that would serve as a potential subalpine meadow representing more of the open space native plants, like bulbs and grasses. To create this we had a consultant come and ...
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American Botanical Council Creates a Sacred Seeds Sanctuary at ABC Headquarters

The American Botanical Council’s mission is to provide education using science-based and traditional information to promote responsible use of herbal medicine — serving the public, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals, industry and media. The ABC Sacred Seed Sanctuary is located on its Case Mill Homestead in Austin, Texas. Much of the focus is to incorporate the traditional medicines of the Native American tribes, Mexican immigrants, and European settlers of the area. Please enjoy the attached photo ...
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