Friends of the Trees Botanicals Farm, 2017 Seed Crop

SeedsDear plant people,
Would you like any of the following seeds from this year’s seed crop?  Please let me know so that we can optimize production to meet your needs.

Friends of the Trees Society has been selling seed since 1978.  Here are our main seed crops in 2017.

Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)
Arnica, Meadow (Arnica chamissonis)
Ashwaganda (Withania somniferum)
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus)
Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
Bugleweed (Lycopus americanus)
Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
Culvers Root (Veronicastrum virginicum)
Echinacea (Echinacea purpureum)
Elecampane (Inula helenium)
Epazote (Chenopodium ambrosioides)
Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)
Ground cherry (Physalis peruviana)
Gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa)
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)
Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora)
Madder (Rubia tinctorum)
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Sheep Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)
Spilanthes (Spilanthes acmella)
Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis)
Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua)
Sweet Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Teasel (Dipsacus sylvestris)
Zi Cao (Lithospermum erythrorhizon)
$3 a packet (generous amounts).
We also sell by the ¼ ounce, ounce and pound. Here is the to our our 2016 price list
2017 will be a much higher production but we can’t count the chickens before they are hatched.


MICHAEL “SKEETER” PILARSKI is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978 and took his first permaculture design course in 1982. Since 1988 he has taught 36 permaculture design courses in the US and abroad. His specialties include earth repair, agriculture, seed collecting, nursery sales, tree planting, fruit picking, permaculture, agroforestry, forestry, ethnobotany, medicinal herb growing, hoeing and wildcrafting. He has hands-on experience with over 1000 species of plants. He is a prolific gathering organizer and likes group singing.