Leslie Gardner

Leslie Gardner


One of our beloved and deeply missed teachers — Rest in Peace, Leslie. You changed our world.

Leslie Gardner was a core faculty member and the garden manager at the California School of Herbal Studies in Forestville, California since 1993, and coordinated the Garden Apprentice program.

She also directed the Sonoma County Herb Exchange, a non-profit clearinghouse connecting medicinal herb growers with medicine makers and manufacturers.

Leslie was a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and a former herbal practitioner who taught nationally on growing and using medicinal herbs, their folklore and history.