• December 2, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is a hands-on class exploring a variety of herbal gifts, which can be personalized for your loved ones and friends!  

Join us for a fun and creative time as you learn how to make your own herbal holiday gifts. Make a gift set of herbal bath salts, an aromatherapy roll-on, and an organic herbal tea blend in a 100% compostable bag! Take home your herbal gift set, plus receive recipes for more herbal gift making ideas.  Festive gift wrapping included:  gift bags, a variety of pretty ribbons, and gift tags!

About Lichgate:  Walk down a wooded path to a majestic centuries old live oak tree shading a soft lawn. This tree, a sapling in the time of Shakespeare, keeps company with an English Tudor-style cottage with luscious gardens, labyrinth and enchanting pathways throughout the 3 acre property.  This fairytale-inspired cottage is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and is located at 1401 High Road in the heart of Tallahassee. 

This holiday season find a comforting time with community as we listen to festive music, sip on fragrant mulled apple cider, and get crafty with our herbal gift making!

This class will be held Saturday, December 2nd from 10am to noon.

Tuition is $35. 

Early Bird Discount – Receive $5 off your tuition when you register and pay in full by November 28, 2017, otherwise the full registration fee will apply

Please review this link for our school’s tuition and cancellation policies.


Instructor Phoenix Fermin
Phoenix is a Community Herbalist and Director of Development for non-profit Lichgate on High Road, a historic site in Tallahassee, FL.  Her great passion for gardening rooted in the late 90s at a home-based plant nursery. There she learned about planting, cultivating, harvesting, transplanting, and propagation. Her love of gardening grew and she began her herbal studies in 2006, teaching yoga at The Natural Health Hut in Wesley Chapel, FL and at Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies (AcuHerbals) in St. Petersburg, FL. In 2012, she attended the first Florida Herbal Conference with Rosemary Gladstar as the keynote speaker. Inspired and deepening her connection to the plants, she furthered her studies over the course of several years at the Florida School of Holistic Living with Herbalist, Emily Ruff. 
Phoenix continues to expand her herbal knowledge through classes in all aspects of herbal medicine, clinical practice, and hands-on gardening experience; as there is no end to the depth of knowledge that we learn from our plant allies. She provides herbal consultations and offers a variety of herbal products through her blooming business, Sacred Tree Herbals. Phoenix is a Certified Yoga Instructor, children’s book Illustrator and Author for AppleTree Institute in Washington, DC, and has enjoyed working in education with the Florida Department of Education, Full Sail University, and Cornell University. In the past, she has enjoyed teaching preschool children by developing daily lesson plans, yoga instruction on a weekly basis, and designed and implemented the school gardens. With her love of gardening and serving the community, she also served as Executive Director for non-profit Damayan Garden Project. Phoenix has taught seminars at New Leaf Market, Tallahassee Nurseries, Florida State University, Sustainable Tallahassee, Roots Roundtable at the Florida School of Holistic Living, and Lichgate on High Road. Phoenix is the Regional Director for the Florida School of Holistic Living North Florida Branch.

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1401 High Rd, Tallahassee, FL (FLORIDA), 32304, United States


Tucked away on three acres in the heart of Tallahassee is a fascinating property hidden from view. A visitor walks down a wooded path and is greeted by a majestic live oak tree shading a soft lawn. This tree, a sapling in the time of Shakespeare, keeps company with something not seen in Florida, an English Tudor-style cottage, which looks as if it comes from the pages of a child’s book of fairy tales. With a steeply gabled roof, diamond-pattern leaded glass windows and stone foundation, the cottage continues its vigil over the gardens, labyrinth and tree surrounding it. A majority of the classes will be held inside the cottage, which is handicap accessible with a ramp in the back of the cottage leading up to the back door. If there is an overflow of parking, signs will direct you to the appropriate lot. There is a restroom in the cottage and portable restrooms outside.

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