BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

Georgia's Premier School of Herbal Studies for Twenty-Nine Years!

BotanoLogos Online!


BotanoLogos Online!


We offer webinars for beginner to intermediate level herb students accessible both live and on-demand. Interact with teachers and other students in live sessions, or view recordings at your own pace. 

Join Us in the Mountains!

In-Person Classes and Events

Join Us in the Mountains!

In-Person Classes and Events

For now, all in-person classes and events are limited to field studies of local plants, botany, wildcrafting, medicine making and wild foods. Day-long plant walks, weekend and five-day retreats scheduled for 2022!


Clinical Skills for Herbalists Series: The Art of the Intake

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
January to April 2022

WEBINAR: Can I Make a Living as an Herbalist?

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - January 20 @ 8:00 pm
Live Webinar

Foundations of Herbalism Online Program 2022

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
February - December 2022
80 hours, Certificate

Herbal Basics for Everyone

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
Open 24/7
Webinar, 8 hours, Good for beginners

From Symptom to Formula

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
Open 24/7
6 hour webinar.

Early Spring Herbs and Wild Foods Walk with Cara-Lee Langston

April 9 @ 9:00 am - April 9 @ 3:00 pm
BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

Spring Herbs and Wild Foods Walk with Cara-Lee Langston

May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 21 @ 3:00 pm
BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

Early Summer Herbs and Wild Foods with Cara-Lee Langston

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 3:00 pm
BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies


Herbalist, Teacher, Mentor and Author

Drawing on almost 30 years of experience as a practicing clinical herbalist and teacher, Patricia’s book, Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians (2006), is an excellent guide to the uses of medicinal plants of the region. Patricia is the director and founder of the BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies in Clayton (Rabun County), Georgia. She is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, serves as AHG Admissions Coordinator and co-chair of the AHG Symposium Committee.

What People are Saying about BotanoLogos

Patricia is an exceptional resource for students interested in the practical use of herbal medicine and the historical context of popular use. 

– Dr. Jim Affolter, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, UGA, and Director of Research, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

I came to this class barely able to identify a pine tree and left knowing how to recognize and use over 60 herbs! 

– Donna Brower, Atlanta, GA

Patricia’s teaching style combines dry humor, crystal clear explanations, and the ability to respond to individual student’s needs so that everyone feels included and supported.

– Julie Calhoun, Atlanta, Georgia

Botanologos classes are an excellent opportunity to learn about local herbs in the larger context of traditional healing. In the years since I completed the program, I’ve found that what I learned continues to provide a solid foundation that grounds my work. 

– Kelly Clonts, Herbal Educator, Atlanta, Georgia

What I learned makes me feel loved by the Earth.

– Candice Colquitt, Savannah, GA

Your enthusiasm and colorful stories made this class one of a kind.

– Joseph Colquitt, Atlanta, GA

Curiosity first brought me to BotanoLogos. In the end, I left with the inspiration and knowledge I needed to become a practicing herbalist.

– David R, Essig-Beatty, D.O., West Virginia

Patricia has a great mind and a big heart. Her ability to inspire others makes herbalism come alive!

– Susan Ford Flaherty, Atlanta, GA

Patricia answered questions that I didn’t even know I had as I began my herbal practice.

– Jen Stovall, Samara Herb School, New Orleans, LA

This program was life-altering. I now have a foundation in herbal medicine that I will use both personally and professionally in my work as a nurse practitioner. 

– Cathy Kilgore, Atlanta, Georgia

Taking this course was one of the best things I have ever done for myself. It was a wise investment of both time and money. 

– Susan Lockhart, Ph.D., Georgia

After studying with Patricia for a year, I have reclaimed my ability to heal myself with medicinal herbs and food.         

– Karen Maddox, Atlanta, GA