Category Archive: Uncategorized

Jan
20

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Nov
23

Herbal Inspiration

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Nov
23

Come for Ideas to Grow a Themed Herb Garden

Carations Fancy

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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Jul
07

Herbs in Space

Zinnia orange petals

In 2016 Bioscientists managed to grow a flowering plant in a Space Ship. What is that flower’s name and why was this done?   Surprisingly the plant is Zinnia. A very commonly grown plant in domestic gardens in the 1950s and 1960s the Zinnia flower is edible!! petals of this one are orange. The purpose of this exercise is to have fresh plant food  for …

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Feb
03

Children and Herbs

Borage

 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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Oct
17

Branches of the Herb Society of Victoria

Herbal Condiments a talk by Michelle of the Hills Branch

 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 and a Raffle of Herbs Hills Branch meets 7.45pm the third Wednesday  at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Belgrave Library Reynolds Lane Belgrave               Salvia Study Group …

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Sep
29

Herb Society of Victoria

Gotu plant

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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