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Herb Project

You will each be assigned a herb to thoroughly research.  This will include growing conditions, care and uses.  Most herbs will have a multitude of uses- from medicinal to cooking!   Use the resources below to research your herb.


Some basic websites to get you started!

Herb Gardening:  From the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service. 

Better Homes and Gardens Herbs: From the experts at B Hand G.

RainTree:  Great guide for preparing herbs.

The Herbal Encyclopedia:  From Nature Lark, a comprehensive guide to herbs.  


Grab an ipad from a member of the library staff.  These ipads have apps on them titled:  

  • Garden Organic
  • About Herbs
  • Herbs Guide

Explore these apps for information on your herb.


We have dozens of books on herbs! These have been placed on reserve for you.  Take a minute to explore and investigate them. 

Academic Integrity

Cite your sources!

BHS uses the MLA style of citation.  Hopefully you all have your Style Manuals from last year!  No?! Fear not, we have extra copies and it is also available on the Library Website



Easy Bib

Easy Bib is a free, online tool to help you generate citations.  Remember, we use the newest edition of MLA- the 8th edition.