Nicole Telkes

Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine

Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine


A practicing herbalist and registered herbalist in the American Herbalists Guild, Nicole Telkes is a writer, speaker, and naturalist from Austin, Texas. She has a background in botanical studies, plant conservation work, community activism, and herbal first-aid clinics. Telkes has spent the last 20 years traveling around wild and weedy corners of North America, studying and using bioregional native and naturalized medicinal plants, and she wrote the book Medicinal Plants of Texas. She’s the lead teacher and founder of the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine.

Nicole will be speaking at the Texas and Pennsylvania Fairs.


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Top 10 Springtime Herbs for Central Texas

Have you ever wondered what herbs to grow or be on the lookout for in Central Texas during spring? And what does "spring" actually mean in the Deep South? Herbalist and author Nicole Telkes guides you through her top 10 herbs for springtime. She covers growing considerations, food, medicine, and more. Her focus is on propagating herbs that are more bioregional in focus into your gardens. Telkes' list comes from more than two decades of foraging and gardening with native and weedy medicinal plants in Central Texas.
Organic Gardening Natural Health

Available In:

Texas, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth News Stage
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Natural Support for Seasonal Allergies

AAACHOOO! Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? Don't blame the pollen. Be proactive and find out what kinds of natural support can both prevent and alleviate coughing and sneezing, as well as stuffy, wheezy, drippy conditions. In this workshop, clinical herbalist Nicole Telkes guides you through a holistic view on building immunity with herbs and natural remedies.
Natural Health Nature and Community

Available In:

Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
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