This weekend, Maryanne Schwartz and I will begin the whirlwind of spring events with our first outing of the year.
Presented by The Herb Gatherers and
the Montgomery County Master Gardeners
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
at the 4-H Center in Creamery, PA (Collegeville)
8:15 to 4:30
Speakers on Various Herbal Topics
Hands on Workshops
Breakfast & Lunch
Learning and Socializing
We will be speaking on Backyard Herbalism in the morning, and have a vendor table throughout the day. In the afternoon we will be teaching a workshop on handmade incense cones (participants will make and take a small batch).
Other talks will be: Why Grow Your Own Medicine?/Planting a Medicinal Herb Garden by Rosanna King of King's Herb Nook.... Pennsylvania: History of a Horticultural Melting Pot, by Jeannine Vannais from Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, and GREEN is the Color of Life & Health by Grace Lefever of Sonnewald Natural Foods.
Other workshops will be:
Gorgeous and Grateful Lips - Lip Balms to Keep Your Smile Soft and Supple by Diane Wiest of Brushwoodfarm.com
How to Make Herbal Salves and Oils by Rosanna King
Afterwards, we begin preparing for the PA Herb Festival, April 17 & 18, where we will do a soapmaking demonstration and Susan Wittig Albert will be the speaking!