Herb Awareness Weekend – May 16 & 17


Hello Herb Lovers,

It’s that time of the year again when the Queensland Herb Society puts on their annual Herb Awareness Weekend.  Held, as usual at the Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens it looks like it will be an interesting and educational weekend.

Guest Speakers

Saturday 16th May

9.30 am ——- Annette McFarlane – Questions and Answers and Book Promotion
10.45 am ——Linda Brennan – Healthy Soils for Healthy Herbs
12.00 noon — Nigel’s Cheese Making Demonstration
1.15 pm ——–Noel Burdette – Creating an Aromatherapy Garden – A Garden for the Senses
2.30 pm ——-Steven – All Rare Herbs – Growing Medicinal Herbs in South East Queensland

Sunday 17th May

9.30 am ——-Belinda – Cooking something Herby!
10.45 am —–Stuart Glastonbury (NHAA) – Medicinal Herbs – from Growing to Using.
12.00 noon –Valerie – Cooking up a Curry!
1.15 pm ——-Sandra Nanka – Herbal Teas for Health and Enjoyment.
2.30 pm——-Ian Twyford – Lemon Myrtle
3.30 pm ——Draw the Raffle Prizes

Demonstration Area

Saturday 16th May

10 am ——-Making Toothpaste – Bettina
11.30 am —Making a Herby Damper – Deb
1.00 pm—- Making Herby Butters – Elspeth
2.30 pm—- How to grow Herbs with or without a Garden – Deb

Sunday 17th May

10 am ——Making a spice Blend – Deb
11.30 am –Making Cough Mixture – Bettina
1.00 pm —Making a Bouquet Garni – Peter and Belinda
2.30 pm —Making Herb Teabags – Bettina

Hope to see some of you there 🙂

Stay herbal

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