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Come for Ideas to Grow a Themed Herb Garden

Shakespeare’s Herbs and Flowers   Jill Bryant’s Plants the Bard’s Words                                        Ideas to  Refresh your Garden Thursday December 1st   7.30pm sharp                                       Burnley Horticultural College 500 Yarra Blvd Richmond Melway 45A12 Main Building room 10 Enter via steel ramp Mini talk Raffle of Plants and Book Herb Supper Free Library to Members  Join at the Meeting New coloured ‘Herb Age’ …

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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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