The Hershey Children’s Garden at the Cleveland Botanical Garden Center. The Herb Guild’s 2021 contributies a planter “Under the Sea” for the Children’s garden.

Shirley Swindell, Herb Guild President/HF&G Affiliate Club Council Liaison/Rep. designed the Herb filled garden planter & was assisted by Kathy Tierney, Herb Guild Recording Secretary. All smiles after the Hershey Children’s Garden Planter project was completed. Herbs used in garden planter to resemble plants one may find by or in the sea/ocean: Lavender Munstead, Rosemary Cascade Trailing, Rosemary Arp. Spice Island, Nasturtium “Whirlybird Mix,” Sage – Honey Melon, Thyme – Lemon, Walking Onion for swirling effect.

Under the Sea

Mermaid Gardeners: Kathleen Tierney and Shirley Swindell complete the 2021 planting.

Shirley Swindell, designer of the planter project with the assistance of Kathy Tierney, Recording Sec., both officers of The Herb Guild Garden Club planted at CBG on June 3rd at 8:15 am.  All smiles after CBG planter project was completed…do hope the children enjoy the Herbs along with the Mermaid/Sea Turtle. Herbs featured in Garden Planter:  Lavender Munstead, Rosemary Cascade trailing,

Last year, the Herb Guild’s Holden Forrest and Gardens representative, Shirley Swindell recently contributed a special planter to be placed in the Hershey Children’s Garden. Shirley also coordinated and designed the Christmas Wreath for the Herb Guild at the annual Glow Holiday show at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens.

Behold The Herb Garden Club’s contribution to Holden Forest & Gardens yearly container planting in Hershey Children’s Garden at CBG (Cleveland Botanical Garden). Herb plants used in the container: Golden Sage, Pineapple Sage, Variegated Sage, Rosemary Tuscan Blue, Rosemary Barbecue, Oregano Greek, Oregano Golden, Oregano Italian, Sweet Basil, Bali Thai, English Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Woolly Thyme.

Shirley Swindell, affiliate representative to Holden Forest & Gardens from the Herb Guild,  picked the various herb plants and the fairy house which were planted on June 9th.  Please visit our container at CBG Hershey Children’s Garden located in the Herb Garden front border near the water bumps. 


Shirley Swindell