2015 PA Herb & Garden Festival Speakers 

Judy Bono​ has been gardening with native plants for over 25 years.  Her 6 acre property in York has been preseved with the York County Farm and Natural Lands Trust.  Her woodland garden is filled with more than 200 species of native perennials, trees and shrubs.  You can visit her shop, The Gardener of the Owl Valley, and tour the property.  Judy is a member of the board of Maescapes and Penn State Cooperative Extension.

Sue Morris, creator of Sue’s Salves and the “Planting and Living by the Moon” calendar has been making remedies from organically grown plants she grows in her central Pennsylvania garden for more than 12 years. Sue has been offering workshops at the PA Herb & Garden Festival as well as The Mother Earth News Fair and many other events to help others understand the connection between plants and health care as well as the connections that plants have to the planetary energies. She is a unique resource for this kind of knowledge and happy to share it with others. 

Susanna Reppert Brill - Susanna and her husband David Brill are the owners of The Rosemary House, one of America's oldest herb shops.  The Rosemary House opened in 1968 by her mother and is located in Mechanicsburg PA.  Both she and her husband are graduates of David Winston's School of Herbal Therapeutics.

Barbara Steele maintains a schedule of lectures and demonstrations, designs herb gardens and consults with those who desire to create their own garden of delight. She develops herb products for market and is always exploring old and new usages of herbs. She and her husband, Roger operate Alloway Creek Gardens on their pre-civil war farm just south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The farm is open for plant sales and tours from April through mid-July and is well known for the Garden Faire that is held the first Friday and Saturday in June. The Faire features juried craftspeople, country music and herbal food in a garden setting. As a Maryland Institute, College of Art BFA graduate and former public school art teacher; watercolor, digital photography and acrylic painting fill her “spare” time.​

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