Society sells herbs and spices Uptown today _lowres

Photo by R. Stephanie Bruno -- Herbs are lined up for sale at the Herb Society's annual event Saturday, April 18.

If you can’t make it Monday to the St. Tammany Herb Festival and Stroll, you can satisfy your yen in New Orleans today when the New Orleans Chapter of the Herb Society of America hosts its spring sale.

Offerings include plants for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, herbs and many unusual plants not easily found at commercial garden retailers.

Proceeds benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden, Longue Vue House and Gardens and the Herb Society of America. Don’t forget to pick up a fact sheet on savory, the “Herb of the Year.”