Welcome to the Herb Society Of Victoria

Welcome to the Herb Society of Victoria Inc. Founded in 1980, we are a not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion, education and resourcing of herbs.

Our monthly events usually feature a Guest Speaker, followed by Herbal Teas and Supper.  We welcome new members, or visitors who just wish to come along to see our range of presentations. During COVID restrictions, these have been via zoom.  See the ‘Contact’ page for more information on how to connect.

Meetings are normally held:
When:    1st Thursday of the Month (except January)
Time:    7:15 PM to 9:45 PM
Where:    Burnley Horticultural Campus (Melbourne Uni) and Gardens,
Address:    500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond VIC 3121
Room:   MB10 in Main Building (Room MB10 is next to the main hall)

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Herbie Bites

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September 5, 2020

Tussie Mussies

Tussie Mussies owe their original to medieval Europe, where a posy of flowers and herbs would contain purpose and meaning.  Posies of sweet smelling herbs and flowers were popular with…
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September 5, 2020

Herb and Spice Quiz

How much do you know about herbs and spices? Here's a quick quiz. What is the key ingredient in Pesto and the name of Faulty Towers tall owner? Which Salvia…
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August 23, 2020

Herb Garden at Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

The Herb Society of Victoria approached the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne in 1982 about re-establishing a medicinal herb garden on the original site from the late 19th century, created by…
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August 23, 2020

Spices to grow in Victoria

Spices can be berry (eg peppercorn); a fruit (eg chilli); buds (eg cloves); roots (eg ginger); seeds (eg caraway) and even bark (eg cinnamon). Many can be grown locally and…

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    2022 Herb Conference - October 8th & 9th

    Where: Burnley (Horticultural) Campus of Melbourne University and Burnley Gardens.

    When: Main conference will be held over the weekend of Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October (9am to 5pm).

    What's On: A weekend packed with speakers (4 each day), workshops and tours of Burnley Gardens.

    Extras: For HSOV members and Herb Society groups from Interstate and New Zealand, there will be and optional dinner Friday night before and day tours the week following the weekend conference.

    More Info: Will be coming soon, and we plan to keep costs low.

    To show your interest: Visit the 'Register' tab and send us an email.

    The Herb Society of Victoria are hosting the 17th Australian Herb Society Conference, planned for mid October 2022. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow and connect with those who share a passion for herbs, as well as gain valuable knowledge and insight into use, research and application of herbs in modern Australia.

    The aim is to educate, fascinate and provide useful, practical information for the experienced and the budding herbologists!