Welcome to
The Herb Society of South Australia
Last updated January 2016

HOW TO FIND/CONTACT US

SPECIAL EVENTS

HERB DAY SUNDAY

AUTUMN SALVIA SALE

Autumn Public Propagating Day

SPRING SALVIA SALE

Spring Public Propagating Day




SPEAKERS TOPICS 2016

Members Night

Matt Coulter - Botanical Gardens Plant Curator

Graham Douglass - Wynn Vale Community Gardens

Tony Kanellos - Museum of Economic Botany

Patrizia Bronzi - Medical Herbalist

Dr Harry Harrison - Pruning Tools

Dr Susan Semple - Collaborative Research using Aboriginal Plants in Modern Medicine

Keitha Young - Seed Freedom Food Festival

Watch this space for an update of further speakers

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

COMING UP

The Herb Society meets on the first Monday of each month from February to December at The Findon Community Centre, 222 Findon Rd. Findon at 7.30 pm. Each meeting includes – what to do in the garden this month. - member’s problems - questions and answers - basket supper & access to the Members' library, plant and seed sales. Most meetings have a guest speaker on herb and garden related subjects.

Seedsavers and the Salvia Group also welcome newcomers to attend their events and activities.

2016

JANUARY
  • No General Meeting in January

FEBRUARY    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 1st - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: Matt Coulter. Botanical Gardens Plant Curator

MARCH
  • Monday 7th - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: Speaker: Graham Douglass. Wynn Vale Community Gardens

APRIL    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 4th - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: Tony Kanellos. Museum of Economic Botany

  • Thursday 7th - Seeds Savers Group Meeting. 7.30pm at the Findon Community Centre.

  • Sunday 10th - Autumn Public Propagating Day. 2pm - 4pm In the Herb & Salvia garden in the Pergola area of the Findon Community Centre

  • Sunday 24th - SALVIA AUTUMN SALE DAY - 8.30am - Noon - Fullarton Park Community Centre.
    Free Admission & Parking
    . The leading nurseries and propagators of Salvias in South Australia present the largest range of Salvias for sale in one place.

MAY
  • Monday 2nd - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: Patrizia Bronzi Medical Herbalist

JUNE    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 6th - General Meeting- 7.30pm.  Speaker: Dr Harry Harrison. Subject: "Pruning & Tools"

  • Thursday 2nd - Seeds Savers Group Meeting. 7.30pm at the Findon Community Centre.

JULY
  • Monday 4th - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: Dr Susan Semple Collaborative Research using Aboriginal Plants in Modern Medicine

AUGUST    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 1st - General Meeting- 7.30pm.  Speaker: Keitha Young Seed Freedom Food Festival

  • Thursday 4th - Seeds Savers Group Meeting. 7.30pm at the Findon Community Centre.

SEPTEMBER
  • Monday 5th - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: TBA

  • Sunday 11th - Spring Public Propagating Day. 2pm - 4pm In the Herb & Salvia garden in the Pergola area of the Findon Community Centre

OCTOBER    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 3rd - General Meeting - 7.30pm. Speaker: TBA

  • Thursday 6th - Seeds Savers Group Meeting. 7.30pm at the Findon Community Centre.

  • Sunday 30th - SPRING SALVIA SALE - 8.30am start at Fullarton Park Community Centre.
    Free Admission & Parking
    . The leading nurseries and propagators of Salvias in South Australia present the largest range of Salvias for sale in one place.

NOVEMBER
  • Sunday 6th - HERB DAY - Fullarton Park Centre, Cnr Fisher Street and Fullarton Road, Fullarton. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free Entry An Annual Event. Over 20 stalls all in one place, For sale - A wide range of potted herbs and salvias; Herbal crafts & cosmetics, seeds and books, food and refreshments. Flower display. Giant raffle with many great prizes for gardener. Lunches, Morning and Afternoon Tea with wholesome food and drinks available all day.

  • Monday 7th - General Meeting - 7.30pm.   Speaker: TBA Subject:

DECEMBER    Herb Thymes Issued
  • Monday 5th - General Meeting - 7.30pm. Christmas Break Up"