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.

Latest What’s on: July 23 – To the Source; Aug 4 – GoGo Gardening with Helen Level from Neutrog; Aug 7 – Craft Workshop; Sept 1 – Pumpkins and USA Autumn colour with Paul Lucas; Oct 8/9 Herb Conference. See our Events page for more details.

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 for free the first night.

Meetings are normally held:
When:    1st Thursday of the Month (except January)
Time:    7:15 PM to 9:30 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

Herbie BitesMember Resources
September 2, 2022

Herbs & the Herb Conference in the Age

The Age newspaper article on Friday 2 Sept, on page 18 for Herbs and the Herb Conference on 8th and 9th October, featuring the Herb Society's very own June Valentine or…
Herbie BitesUsing Herbs
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…
Herbie BitesUsing Herbs
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…
Herbie BitesUsing Herbs
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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    2022 Herb Conference - October 8th & 9th

    Full price is $60 for one day and $110 for both days PLUS includes free HSOV membership.
    Member price is $50 for one day and $100 for both days
    What you get:
    • All activities - 4 amazing talks each day, workshop, guided walk
    • lunch, morning and afternoon tea
    • a bag to keep filled with goodies, including a herb book from Penny Woodward (RRP $19.95)
    • access to the market stalls with herbs and herb/garden related goods
    • WOW that’s value!!

    For more details on the event with the weekend program and extras for Herb Society members, click HERE