Herb Society Past Events

Herb Society Picnic Dinner

At Burnley Horticultural College

At the Picnic Table Near the Herb Garden

500 Yarra Boulevard Burnley

Melway 45A12

Bring Food and Refreshments to Share

Thursday February 4th at 6pm

Visitors are Very Welcome!

Text Jill’s Mobile: 0478 652 223  for further information

 

 

 

 

 

‘Herbs of Joy’ will be presented by Joy 

Joy Thompson organically grows herbs

and transforms them into wonderful soothing

enriching creams or household polishes.

Thursday December 3rd at 7.30pm SHARP!!

Room 10 in the cream brick Main Building  

Burnley Horticultural College  Melway 45A12

500 Yarra Blvd Burnley/Richmond

Join us for Herb teas and supper after the talk

Visitors are Welcome

AT 6PM BRING YOUR PICNIC TO SHARE

in the nearby BURNLEY HERB GARDEN

Visitors are Welcome

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            Peppermint                           Chamomile     

Gallery

                    ‘Herbs of Joy’ Products

 

 

Australian Bush Flower Essences

                                                    and Bach Flowers

Caitlin Graham-Jones    Naturopath

On Thursday November 5th after 7.30pm

Room MB10 in the Main Building 

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Blvd Burnley Melway 45A12

Short talk on Edible Flowers by Pat Downe 

Herbal Supper  Visitors $5  Members $3

Herb Plants and Books for Sale 

Join at the Meeting Free Library for Members

New People Warmly Welcomed 

  

 Edible Flowers: Borage Nasturtium Chives

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 ’All the Thyme in the World’

by Judi Forrester of Otway Herbs

Thursday October 1st at 7.30pm

Room 10 in the Main Cream Brick Building

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Blvd Burnley Melway 45A12

Herb and Books for Sale  Door Prize

Herb Supper and Warm Welcome to All

 

       Spiral Gardens are Ideal for Growing Thymes

 

 

Sara Martin of Saroma Aromatics will present herbs aromatic oils and her own herbal products at the Herb Society Meeting on Thursday September 3rd 7.30pm. Sara is a qualified aromatherapist.

 Room10 in the Main Building 500 Yarra Blvd Burnley Melway 45A12

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Find out on Thursday. Herbal Supper. Free Library to Members

Join at the Meeting    Door Prize Visitors $5   Members $3

Bring a Plate of Supper Enjoy a Friendly Welcome!!!

 

      

Warragul Greens                          Goji Berries         

 Thursday August 6th

7.30pm Room 10 Main Building

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Blvd Burnley         

‘Cooking with Indigenous Ingredients’

               Jude Mayall the Outback Chef

Macadamias

Macadamia Nuts    

 

 

‘GARLIC’  by Penny Woodward                          

Researcher Grower and Expert on Garlic and other Herbs

Thursday July 2nd 7.30pm Room MB10 Main Building at

Burnley Horticultural College

500 The Yarra Blvd Richmond Melway 45A12

Penny’s Latest Book ‘Garlic’ will be on Sale

Herb Supper Member’s Library

Visitors $5 Members $3  Join at the meeting

ALL WELCOME!!

Sunflowers is the theme for our

35th Birthday Celebration!

                                                                                                                                                     

Herb Quiz Night Groups of Six

Herb Society 35th Birthday Meeting

                                                                                                                                              Sue Bishop’s Photograph

Sunflower Theme feel welcome!

7.30pm Room MB10 Main Building

Thursday June 4th

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Bvd Richmond off Swan Street

Herb Supper and Birthday Cake

Prizes for Quiz and Leaf Identification

Members  3 Dollars bring supper

Visitors 5 Dollars   Join on the night

Thursday May 7th at 7.30pm

Come to an unusual presentation

‘How the Colour Mauve Changed the World’   

by Leigh Peterson formerly the Professor of Mechanical Engineering at RMIT University and fascinated with the effects of science on society.

On Thursday April 2nd at 7.30pm 

Visit the Herb Society of  Victoria

In the Main Building Room 10

Burnley Horticultural College 

500 Yarra Blvd Richmond Melway 45A12

Virginia Heywood will discuss her Garden at Seville, a part of the ‘Open Garden Scheme’. Virginia is a Friend of the Botanic Gardens and a presenter on Radio 3CR’s Garden Program. Hear advice for preparing your garden for visitors and ask questions.

Easter and Herb Supper

Plants for Sale. Library for Members

See an Easter Display of Interesting Herbs

All Welcome.   Visitors $5   Members $3

        

        Tansy                  Poached Egg Flower

                        

‘Edna Walling’s Gardens’  by Anne Vale

an illustrated talk Thursday March 5th

Meeting begins at 7. 30pm

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Edna Walling          An Edna Walling Garden

Meet at Burnley Horticultural College Main Building Room 10

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond.  Herbal Supper.

All Welcome Visitors $5.  Members bring supper please.

Thursday February 5th at 6pm

Meet at Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond 

The Herb Garden Sugar gum Picnic Table

Bring your own food and drinks to share

If it is raining we shall move to

Room MB10 in the main building.

Wear a jacket if it is cool. See Sage: Salvia officinalis at top left

Rub Sage or Bay  or other strong herbs

on skin to prevent mosquito bites.

Visitors welcome too!!!

Thursday December 4th 7.30pm

at Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond

Room MB10 in the Main Building

Short 5 Minute Talk on Rosemary by Marie

Creating a Traditional Christmas Flower Arrangement by Joyce

Christmas Traditions and Four Displays with Christmas Herbs by Jill

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Thursday November 7th 7.30pm At Burnley Horticultural College

500Yarra Bvd. Richmond                                         

Main Building MB10 Herbs for Christmas:

Traditions and Preparations Beverley Narandja will speak Wear a Christmas Symbol Make and bring a Herbal Supper to share Look at a display of Christmas Herbs and Artefacts All Welcome!

October 2nd Thursday 7.30pm

“More from Your Fruit Trees”                       

Demonstration and Pruning Talk                                                

Titch Hanscomb of

Flemings Trees Nursery

In the Main Building Room MB10 at

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond                                                         

                                                                                                                                                              Could all people wear a fruity brooch or fabric?

A Fruity Hat would be so Sweet!

Bring a fruity supper please!

TUSSIE MUSSIE CLASS  SUNDAY                                                      

     

Geranium flowers are fine in tussie mussies

Geranium leaves create a fine edging too! 

Make a posy centred round a rosebud                                            

SEPTEMBER 28th at 1.30pm

Pat’s house: 216 Rathmines Rd                                                            

Hawthorn     Cost $10  

Afternoon Tea included

109 0r 72 trams nearby

Bring small flowers rosebuds herbs rosemary

mint sage artemisia wallflowers

picked 14 cm. on Sat. the morning before and

put in water for 20 or more hours 

phone to book

Bev: 9818 1606   or  Pat: 9882 7290                                                                                                                                               

                                                  

September 4th   Thursday at 7.30pm

Unusual Herbs           

Marie ‘s Talk and Plants will give you

New Plants for Your Spring and Summer Garden

 Burnley Horticultural College                                            

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond

Room 10 in the Main Building

Enter the Main Gate and Take the back entrance.

Walk on the path to the  second or back entrance to the Main Building.

Please bring an unusual Herb named with its

botanic and common names to show

Bring a plate of herbal food to share

Visitors very welcome!

August 7th Thursday at 7.30pm

Herb Society General Meeting at Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond

Enter via the main entrance

Park either in the grounds, a few parking spaces

or in the Yarra Boulevard.

Walk ahead veer left, walk past the main building

Enter at the second entrance on the right.

MB1o is the room ahead and right. Welcome to a pleasant Herbal evening

Jill Bryant will speak, bring plants and

copies of ancient drawings of those plants.

Medieval Herbs 

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Calendula      Vervain      Wild Strawberry 

Mornington Peninsula Branch

Wednesday August 13th 7.30pm

Mornington Library Vancouver Street

Mornington Melway 104D10

Bernadette 5946 0722         

                                               Himalayan Poppy

The Hills Branch

Wednesday 2oth August at 745 pm

Belgrave Library Reynolds Lane

Belgrave Melway 75F10

Ian Lewis 9755 2242     

                                                  Dandelion

Nunawading Branch

Thursday August 21st

Level 1  79 Mahoney’s Road Forest Hill

Melway 62C4                  

Judith Fry 9874 4220           Kitty Crack for sale buy Teucrium marum

                                                     Cat Thyme

July 3rd 2014 Thursday  at 7.30 pm 

Herb Society of Victoria Meeting

               All Welcome

Lavender Medieval to Modern  

Joyce Hance Speaker Displays Lavender Artefacts

Reveals her Passion and Knowledge of Lavender  

Wear Purple      Bake Lavender Biscuits to Bring

Bring an Unusual Lavender Antique or Plant to Show

See directions BELOW to new room  MB10 at Burnley

                                                                     

Thursday June 5th at 7.45pm The Herb Society’s Birthday Meeting

The Speaker will be Lyndi Garnet on SALVIAS

Note the new location in the Main Building Room MB10

Burnley Horticultural College

500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond

Drive west on Riversdale Road to City.

As Riversdale becomes Swan Street

IMMEDIATELY after the bridge turn hard left.

Drive in narrow road and drive to the main building. 

Park in the driveway and bearing left up the gravel path, walk to

the Main Building enter the second entrance marked ‘Reception’

Room 10 is straight ahead once inside. 

Please bring a herbal supper plate to share and a branch of a Salvia named please. If you have a small branch of Eucalypt or a Calendula flower, bring those symbols of the Herb Society of Victoria. Bring a friend too!

        

                         

May 1st Thursday Geraniums and Pelargoniums is the subject.

Our speaker Rex Chugg wishes you to

bring cuttings named as to variety or at least to the colour of the flowers.

See earlier item below for time and address.

  Scented Pelargonium

Thursday April 3rd will be a talk by Bee Keeper and Expert on Bee Plants Paul Davies of Heathmont Honey who has kept bee hives for 25 years.

Come along to Quad 3 at Burnley Horticultural College at 7.30pm. Drive west on Riversdale Road to City. As Riversdale becomes Swan Street IMMEDIATELY after the bridge turn hard left. Drive in narrow road and take second left turn. Park near the library, walk between the buildings  and cross the square to room Quad 3.

Bring your bee and honey objects and plants to create a learning display of eclectic antiques, potted herbs and bee friendly plants, honey jars, honeyed supper samples to share and recipes to include in the next ‘Herb Age’.

Do you own an embroidery with a bee? What about that Reference or Novel with Honey or Bee in its Title? I shall bring Gene Stratton Porter’s: ‘Keeper of the Bees’ a book that was my mother’s favourite and a prize to her before 1926.

So let us all bee Honeys and enter the evening with a Honeyed  “Bespoke” exhibit to enlighten all!

ALL WELCOME.

 500 Yarra Boulevard or enter via Riversdale Road as it becomes Swan Street, just after the Bridge.

Turn left at once! Drive and take the second turn left.

We are behind the buildings after the Library.

 OH HONEY!

    MORE HONEY!

BE CAREFUL! BEES AT WORK!

Nunawading Branch of the Herb Society

will meet  on Thursday April 17th  at 1.30 pm

at 78 Mahoney’s Road Forest Hill

Graham Ellis will speak on ‘Potting Mix and Compost’

parking nearby. All welcome!

      clogs for wet feet

March 1st Meeting Was a Swap and Sale Market

The evening was a resounding success with many of Robin’s soaps sold, a pair of backless green watering clogs found a new owner, herb books and magazines jumped into new hands, Ginger jellies and tubs of mixed herbs and spices will flavour different families’ foods and many cuttings and carefully cultured cuttings and sorted saved seeds will rejuvenate other member’s gardens as soon as that promised rain actually pours. Well done to all the stall holders’ displays and produce. What a group of creative people made such fun!

February 2014    Melbourne Victoria Australia

Thursday February 6th at 6pm the Herb Society

meets at the Herb Garden near the new picnic table. 

Bring food and drinks to share.

7.30pm in Quad 3 for meeting and supper.

Entry $3 members, visitors $5   All Welcome!

Burnley Horticultural Gardens are open to the public.

 

DECEMBER

Steven Wells of Royal Talbot House Kew,                            Heidelberg and Austin Hospitals will speak on                                      “Gardens and Plants as Pleasant Therapy.”

Acanthus

NOVEMBER

Herbs on Show at the Spring Festival

of the St James Garden Club

corner of Burke Road and High Street

Malvern East. Sat Nov 2nd 2-5pm

and Sun November 3rd 11am to 4.30 pm

Children’s Competitive Section to view

Afternoon Tea and Plants for Sale!

                         

   

Elderberries and Elderberry Cordial

Vera Williamson will demonstrate and speak on:

“Herbal Cordiality” making herb cordials for summer.

Thursday November 7th at 7.45pm 

Burnley Horticultural College  500 Yarra Boulevard Burnley.

Melway Map 45A12.Drive in the Main Entrance double gates. Take the first turn right and park.Walk between the buildings to Quad 3, the room is to the left back of the square.

Bring a herbal supper to share, with a herb garnish. 

Members $3 Visitors Welcome $5. Door Prize

The Library will be open for Members to borrow.

Books Herb Plants and  Cards for Sale

OCTOBER

Thursday October 3rd Tony Hosemans will speak on:

‘Golden Seal, White Sage, Black Cohosh and More Special Herbs’.

Burnley Horticultural College   500 Yarra Boulevard Burnley.

Melway Map 45A12.Drive in the Main Entrance double gates. Take the first turn right and park.Walk between the buildings to Quad 3, the room is to the left back of the square.

Bring a herbal supper to share. 

Members $3 Visitors Welcome $5. Door Prize

The Library will be open for Members to borrow.

Books Herb Plants and  Cards for Sale

Robyn’s Hand Made Soaps for Sale too!   

All Welcome ! Bring a Friend.

                                                 

Goldenseal                           White Sage

 

Black Cohosh

Mornington Peninsula Branch

Wednesday October 9th 7.30pm

Mornington Library Vancouver Street

Broad Bean Flowers

The Hills Branch

Wednesday October 16th at 7.45pm

Belgrave Library Reynolds Lane Belgrave

Chillies    

Nunawading Branch

Thursday October 17th at 1.30pm

78 Mahoney’s Road Forest Hill

Cat Thyme Flowers

  SEPTEMBER

Herb Society of Victoria inc. 

Thursday September 5th 7.30pm

Bring a Poem! About a Herb, Flower, Garden or……. 

Your own creation or one you like

Burnley Horticultural College 

Note a Different Room this Meeting only

Speaker Marie of Marie’s Herbs N’ Things

“Unusual Herbs to Grow for Spring”

Marie will have Unusual Herbs to sell                                                            

Yarra Boulevard Burnley. Melway Map 45A12. Drive in the Main Entrance double gates. Take the first turn right and park. Walk between the buildings to Quad 6 Room to the right and nearer the internal roadway. Bring a little herbal supper and own drink. Members $3 Visitors Welcome $5. Robyn’s Hand Made Soaps for Sale too!   

All Welcome !!!

                                                                                 Sweet Woodruff

Thursday September 19th 1.30pm

Nunawading Branch of the Herb Society

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