SP20 Growing and Using Culinary Herbs

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Tuesday February 4

1:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

Growing and Using Culinary Herbs

Instructor: Phil Roudebush

Tuesday, February 4, 1 – 3 p.m.

$34 Member | $44 Non-member

Limit: 24 students

BREG Elective - 2 Hours


Delicious and aromatic herbs are commonly grown in gardens and containers for a variety of uses. This class will provide general information about growing herbs in the home garden with a focus on those used for culinary purposes. Ideas about how to process and use culinary herbs year round will be discussed, and recipes for making various types of herb pesto, vinegars, butters, rubs and oils will be shared.

Phil Roudebush is a native of Indiana and lived in Colorado, Missouri, Mississippi and Kansas before moving to North Carolina in 2015. He is a retired veterinarian who has worked in small animal practice, taught in several veterinary schools and did research, product development and technical communication in the animal health industry. Phil has maintained a large vegetable garden, herb garden, pumpkin patch, water garden and a 30-acre native grass hay pasture. He was an Extension Master Gardener in Shawnee County, Kansas before moving to Asheville and is a certified Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Buncombe County.


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