About the Plant Sanctuary

This is how the United Plant Savers describe the Ohio Botanical Sanctuary “This 370-acre farm has many of the elements of a plant sanctuary already in place. The land is 50% mature diverse native hardwood forest and 50% fields. Extensive botanical assays have...

Why I am going

One of my aims is to find out more about Eastern US medicinal plants, to better understand what would grow well in England. I have been involved in setting up the Holt Wood Herbs project which is about creating a sustainable medicinal tree and shrub plantation after...

United Plant Savers

United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary is located on 378-acres in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio (Rutland, Ohio). The Sanctuary and working farm is a center for native medicinal plant research, education, propagation and a germplasm repository.For...

US Botanical Sanctuary

Hurrah, I will be visiting Ohio in the United States to see the UPS Botanical Sanctuary this autumn. This is a great opportunity to learn about US plants with medicinal uses. I am especially interested in trees and shrubs that can be grown in England at Holt Wood, see...