Earth Island Herbs

Garden, Tours and Classes


The Garden

The Earth Island Medicinal Herb Garden is nestled in Ojai’s East End. This unique garden was created to educate and inspire the public about the many healing properties of plants, and features native and regionally adapted plants traditionally used in herbal medicine.

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Opening in January 2017, The Ojai School of Herbal Studies’ foundational course in medicinal herbs meets one weekend a month for 18 months. Registration for the current session is now closed. The next 18 month session will begin in September 2018.

For more info on The Ojai School of Herbal Studies, and to learn how to register, please click the button below:

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Eco Tours

Carol offers guided eco-tours of the garden where you can learn about the healing properties of medicinal herbs in a spectacular setting at the foot of the Topa Topa mountains. For more information on the eco-tours, please click the button below: 

Discover what Carol and Earth Island Herbs is all about in this brief introductory video:

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Upcoming workshops

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Thursday, June 7th

More Than Just a Pretty Face: An Edible Flowers Workshop

Join Carol as she and the folks at Ventura's Harvest Cafe team up for a delightful evening of taste, color and scent. You will learn about the wonderful world of herbal edible flowers, their place in the garden, why they’re good for you and how to correctly identify, harvest and prepare these glorious additions to many a culinary adventure—and you'll get to bring a lovely bouquet and treats home!

Where: Harvest Cafe / 175 S. Ventura Ave Ventura

When: Thursday, june 7th / 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Cost: $30

For More Information: (805) 646-0693 /

Edible Flowers Workshop June 7th
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