2013-2014 Unit Meeting Schedule
UNIT MEETINGS are held on the third Thursday of the month at 9:30AM at the Weir-Jordan House/Greensboro Woman's Club, 223 N Edgeworth Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Following a social gather, the meeting with a speaker or program begins at 10:00AM. Meetings are held September through May except for a holiday party in December and there is no meeting in April.
Featured speakers for 2013-2014 include:
September 19; Bobby Ward, "The Horticultural Legacy of J.C. Raulston"
October 17; Natalie Foster, "Growing Great Garlic"
November 21; Andy Wood, "Of Caterpillars, Herbs and Butterflies: Climate Change, Phenology and the full Life Cycle of Gardens"
December 19, 9:00AM; Christmas Bitters: Holiday Aperitifs and Digestifs; A Christmas brunch with Greensboro College musicians
January 16; Jenny Rose Carey, "Herbal Garden Design"
February 20; Mark Rose, "Three Seasons of Useful Plants"
March 20; Holly Shimizu, Director, US Botanical Garden, Washington, DC; to be held at the Education Center, NC Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC; 2:00 P.M.
To register: NCBG registration
April 24; Herb Sale to be held at Greek Orthodox Church; Westridge and Friendly, Greensboro, NC
May 15; Jeanine Davis, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Horticultural Science, NCSU, Raleigh, NC followed by the Annual Meeting
Lunch is served following the meeting for a fee. Reservations are required.
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE N.C. UNIT, HERB SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Monthly meetings are held September through May, on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings feature a program on a topic of interest with guest speakers, a short business meeting, and lunch.
Study groups are offered to all members, including:
Culinary Study Group affords those members with a particular interest in good food and fellowship a potluck themed herbal luncheon each month. Meetings are open to all members and meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 11AM, usually in the home of a member. This year's theme is GEMS OF NUTRITION featuring basil, parsley and oregano this fall.
Herb Study Group meets on the fourth Thursday monthly for research, study, and travel . Studies include medicinal, fragrant, beverage, culinary and native herbs. Periodic plant study sessions on botany and taxonomy are held. This year's topic is the "INDUSTRIAL GARDEN" at the National Herb Garden along with a glimpse at the lives of the seven women who founded the Herb Society of America.
Renegade Crafters meet the fourth Monday of each month or as interests and inspiration dictate.
Collections and Gardens: The Unit maintains collections of Rosmarinus officinalis species at the N.C. Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, NC. and at the Dorothy G. Spencer Memorial Rosemary Collection in Climax, N.C. Unit members also care for the McNairy House Dooryard Garden at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
Herb Sale: North Carolinas largest and oldest Herb Sale is held annually. It will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Green Orthodox Church on Westridge and Friendly Avenues in Greensboro, NC.
Visitors to our meetings are welcome.
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