Ohio Herb Center
110 Mill Street
Gahanna, OH 43230

Facility Rentals, Private Classes
& Tours:

(614) 342-4380

Class Registrations
(614) 342-4250

Hours of Operation
12 Noon - 6:00 PM T-F
12 Noon - 4:00 PM Sat
Sun - Mon by appt only


Registration | Current Schedule

Workshops are one-time sessions introducing participants to a specific topic. They change seasonally to reflect the cycle of the herbal year. Consisting of lecture and demo or hands-on activities, Herb Center staff and local guest instructors strive to bring a practical and balanced learning environment to those interested in using herbs in everyday life.

Please call 614-342-4250 to register.

Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to limited enrollment. Workshops are non-refundable.

Classes are held at the Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill Street, unless otherwise listed.


Herbal Tea Circle
Join us for an informal evening of tea and herbal discussion. We will sample a featured tea or blend, and enjoy light refreshment with an herbal twist, spending the hour discussing whatever herbal topics the group is interested in. Tea circle will meet on the third Thursday of each month.
Dates: Thursday, June 15
Time: 7:00-8:00p
Instructor: Jennifer Schneller
Cost: $7
Gahanna Resident Rate: $5

Experiencing the Sensory Garden
Join us for this new family series in which we venture outdoors to explore the herb garden with all of our senses through games and crafts. This class is suited for ages 3-8 and all abilities. Come dressed in clothes suited for the weather, and that you don’t mind getting a little scuffed.
Location: Geroux Herb Garden, 200 S. Hamilton Rd.
Dates: Saturdays, June 10, July 22
Time: 10:00a-12:00p
Instructor: Amanda Ferguson
Cost: $7 per family
Gahanna Resident Rate: $5 per family

Wild Herb Walks
Beneficial herbs and plants are all around us, and often overlooked as simply “weeds.” Join us on a walk in and around the Parks of Gahanna. Take home the knowledge of what you may be able to discover growing in your back yard! Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to venture on foot. We will also discuss proper wildcrafting etiquette. Pre-registration by Friday noon is required. Meet at the entrance signboards at each park.
Dates: Saturdays, June 10, July 22
Time: 1:00-2:00p
Instructor: Amanda Ferguson
Cost: $7
Gahanna Resident Rate: $5
Location: 6/10 at Woodside Green Park, 213 Camrose Ct.; 7/22 at Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Avenue

High Summer in the Herb Garden
The summer solstice is one of our favorite times in the herb garden! This year, come learn about plant energy cycles, how herbs reflect where they grow, and how you can capture the best of the summer herb garden for yourself!
Date: Saturday, June 24, 1:00-2:00p
Instructor: Jennifer Schneller
Cost: $25
Gahanna Resident Rate: $20

Saturdays in the Garden
With growing season in full swing, come learn about keeping your garden fruitful. We will be discussing crop rotation, common garden pests and how to drought proof your garden. We'll finish our class by making fairy gardens! Please bring your own container and bring your children, grandchildren, etc. to create a fairy garden. Registration is required.
Location: Hannah Park, 6547 Clark State Rd.
Dates: Saturday, July 8
Time: 9:30-11:00a
Instructor: Shannon Barnette
Cost: $7 per family
Community Garden Members: Free

Please Eat the Flowers!
How many time have you thought “those colorful blooms look good enough to eat!” Join us and find out which ones are. In class, we will explore easy techniques to capture the flavors of the summer flower garden. Recipes provided.
Date: Saturday, July 15, 1:00-2:30p
Instructor: Jennifer Schneller
Cost: $30
Gahanna Resident Rate: $25

Ohio Herb Education Center Staff

Brooke Sackenheim enjoys teaching people about the traditional medicinal uses of herbs. She has over 10 years experience with herbs, studying with many well-known herbalists and using them in her daily life.

View complete class offerings at the Ohio Herb Education Center in the Gateway Program Guide. The Gateway program guide lists all classes and events through Gahanna Parks & Recreation.