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chocolate mint

Herbs With Children

Chocolate Mint is a favourite with children simply because of its name. Parents and dentists like it too because it is not sweet and less likely to harm teeth. Nettles stings are painful. A Dock leaf is the usual cure. However a squashed Nettle leaf rubbed on the sting gives instant relief!

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Borage

Children and Herbs

 Walking in the park with Patrick Granma pointed out the Dandelion seed head. She picked the stem and handed it to Patrick. He was amazed as she blew the first tiny parachute seeds away. He tried to blow but sucked in his breath and snorted! He ‘blew’ again and a few tiny seeds wafted away. Patrick smiled.   …

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Herbal Condiments a talk by Michelle of the Hills Branch

Branches of the Herb Society of Victoria

 WELCOME TO THE  HERB SOCIETY OF VICTORIA  WE ARE A VERY FRIENDLY GROUP We meet every First Thursday at Burnley Horticultural College In Room MB10 at 7.30pm sharp for two talks and a Herb Supper Hills Branch meets 7.45pm the third Wednesday                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Belgrave Library Reynolds Lane Belgrave       Mornington Branch meets occasionally at each others’ gardens …

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Gotu plant

Herb Society of Victoria

Photographs taken at Ballarat Botanic Gardens, Garden of St Erth and the Geelong Botanic Gardens by J.Bryant.   Welcome to the Herb Society of Victoria! We meet the first Thursday each month at the Burnley Campus  of the University of Melbourne  Yarra Boulevard in the Main Building Room MB10 Enter from The Yarra Boulevard via the double gates and …

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