FIRST MONTHLY EVENT IS FREE* – just say at the door that you saw the introductory  offer on the website. *Please note the introductory offer does not apply to special or major events, such as seminars or conferences.

Normally cost for non-members is $5 entry to monthly events or free entry for HSOV members to all meetings.

12 months with the Herb Society of Victoria is $26 for single and $34 for family membership.
It includes 6 issues of ‘The Herb Age’ via email, and other benefits, like discounted nursery grown herbs,  discounts to HSOV outings and special events, and free entry to monthly events.

April Thurs 6th, June Valentine on Chocolate

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Guest Speaker:      June Valentine                Topic:                    Chocolate              Just in time for Easter - hands up who likes chocolate?  There won’t be too many who don’t like that…

March 19 Tussie Mussie Workshop

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Tussie Mussie Workshop When: Sunday 19 March 2023   Time: 11am start. Where: Sugar Gum table at Burnley Gardens (near the Herb Garden).   Back up room in Main Building, in case…

March Thurs 2nd 2023, Penny Woodward – Pest Repellent Plants & other Organic solutions

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Guest Speaker: Penny Woodward Topic: Pest Repellent Plants & other Organic solutions       CHANGE OF ROOM – NOW IN THE LECTURE THEATRE- QUAD 6  Due to Renovations in our regular meeting…

February Thurs 2nd 2023, Picnic

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Join us for a New Year PICNIC Early - From 6.00 pm BYO Picnic to Share At the Sugar Gum Tree Table Near the Herb Garden in Burnley Gardens, 500…

January (now Sunday15th) 2023 Event – Walking Tour of Heide Gardens

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Note: change to the Herb Society of Victoria walking tour of Heide event this weekend. Please be advised that we have decided to move this walking tour of the Heide…

December 1st 2022 Chelsea Physic Garden with Lynsey Poore and Picnic earlier

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Thursday 1st December 2022 Part 1 Optional Picnic - Sugar Gum Tree Table (near the Herb Garden) Picnic from 6pm In keeping with our Christmas and end of year festive…

November 19th To the Source (2nd Try!)

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A dedicated presentation for HSOV members, family and friends,   Plus free tastings. Where: ‘The Source’ (bulk buy) shop at Burwood Brickworks shopping centre.   70 Middleborough Rd Burwood (near the RSPCA)…

November 3rd 2022 AGM and mini talks

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The Annual General Meeting will be followed by Mini Speakers from our members. PLUS: Possibly Herb plants for sale All plants were sold at the October monthly meeting event and the…

SOLD OUT – MAJOR EVENT 17th Australian and New Zealand Herb Conference 8/9 October 2022

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SOLD OUT 17th Australian and New Zealand Herb Conference – Melbourne October 2022 Tickets have all been sold. No tickets will be available on the day. What’s Included in Ticket…

October 6th 2022 History of Tea

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Last meeting before our major Herb Conference event on October 8/9 Guest Speaker: June Valentine Topic: The History of Tea Take a journey through time with our own June Valentine, on…

September 1st 2022 Pumpkins and USA Autumn (fall) colours 

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Guest Speaker:  Paul Lucas  Topic: Pumpkins and USA Autumn (fall) colours  Paul Lucas is our local Garden Club of Australia coordinator and an incredible garden photographer, judging the CGA garden…

August 7th Craft Workshop for HSOV

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Sunday August 7th  1pm (to 4pm) The aim of this workshop is for us to get together to make some quick and easy craft items for the upcoming Herb Conference…

August 2020 GoGo Gardening with Neutrog

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Guest Speaker:  Helen Lovel Topic: GoGo Gardening with Neutrog Helen is a wonderfully engaging speaker, and ‘walks the talk’ developing their cattle farm in central Victoria with these products.  Our…

July 23 To the Source (event cancelled)

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To the Source Event that was scheduled for Sat 22 Jul is cancelled. Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled due to ill health. Apologies for late notice. A…

July 2022 Anne Makhijani with Gardens for Wildlife

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Guest Speaker: Anne Makhijani from ‘Gardens for Wildlife Victoria’ Topic: Gardens for Wildlife Thursday 7th July 2022 Anne has a strong commitment to nature conservation and biodiversity,  volunteering ‘Gardens for…

June 2022 Japanese Herbs and Spices and HSOV birthday

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Guest Speaker:  Lesley Northey     Topic:  Japanese Herbs and Spices Most of us will be familiar with pungent Wasabi, but there is a plethora of herbs and spices used in Japanese…

May 2022 Wildlife Habitat in Home Gardens

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Guest Speaker: Anne Makhijani  From: Gardens for Wildlife Victoria Topic: Wildlife Habitat in Home Gardens Anne Makhijani is strongly committed to conservation, biodiversity and volunteering in Whitehorse area community projects…

April Tues 12th Eat Your Weeds Walk from Merri Creek Labyrinth

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WEED WALK with Naturopath Jan Illingworth. 11am Tuesday 12 April 2022, Merri Ck labyrinth, Clifton Hill. All things weedy starting with morning tea, walk and mugwort harvest, lunch and tea…

April 2022: Eat Your Weeds

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Guest Speaker: Jan Illingworth Topic: Eat your Weeds While food prices in the stores are rocketing up, weeds is free! Get to know some edible weeds and their beneficial properties.…

March 2022 HSOV AGM and Tribute to our longest serving committee member

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Please wear something Purple or Magenta The Annual General Meeting to discuss tabled reports and elect the committee Followed by a tribute to the longest serving committee member -Jill Bryant.…

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