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Our 2016 - 2017 Program Schedule


Members of the public are welcome to attend.  Please Contact Us to reserve a seat.  If you would like to stay for lunch, we will give you an address to mail your check, which must be received by the date(s) indicated below.   



September 15, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

Place: Weir-Jordan House/ Greensboro Woman’s Club

Program:  Stacey Curtis from The Farmer’s Wife

· Botany & Hort: Kathy Schlosser; Cardamom, Elettaria cardamomum

· Unit Business:  Kathy Ryan, Chair

- Lunch:  $11.00 to  Kit Schooley by September 8th

 

 

October 20, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

Place: Weir-Jordan House/ Greensboro Woman’s Club

· Program:  Rex Talbert:  Herb of the Year—Coriander

· Botany & Hort: Jo Musser; Lemon verbena, Aloysia citriodora

· Unit Business:  Kathy Ryan

- Lunch:  $11.00 to Kit Schooley by October 13th 

 

 

November 17, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Place:  Weir-Jordan House/Greensboro Woman’s Club

Program:  John Drees, Southern Lights Bistro—Holiday Food with Herbs

·  Botany & Hort:  Linda Mooth, Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’

· Unit Business:  Kathy Ryan

- Lunch:  $11.00 to Kit Schooley by November 10th

 

December 15, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. 

Place:  Weir-Jordan House/Greensboro Woman’s Club

Program:  Holiday Brunch

- Brunch:  $11.00 to Kit Schooley by December 8th

- No Business—Just enjoying the holidays together!


January 19, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

Place:  Weir-Jordan House/Greensboro Woman’s Club

Program:  Kathy Schlosser—Herbs Along The Silk Road

· Botany & Hort:  TBA

· Unit Business:  Kathy  Ryan, Chair

- Lunch:  $11.00 to  Kit Schooley by Jan. 12th


February 16, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

Place:  Weir-Jordan House/Greensboro Woman’s Club

Program:  Pam Leonard:  Big Scale Herb Farming

· Botany & Hort:   TBA

· Unit Business:  Kathy Ryan, Chair

- Lunch $11.00 to Kit Schooley by Feb.  9th.

 

March 17, 2016  at 2:00 p.m.

Place:  Ceiner Botanical Garden, Kernersville, NC

Program:  Sir Peter Crane—Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot

· All participants must register to reserve a seat, which you may do online.

· Free for HSA members, $10.00 for guests. 

 

April  20, 2016  HERB SALE 

Place: Greek Orthodox Church, Westridge & Friendly

Set-up:  April 19th.     


May  18,  2016 at 11:30 a.m.

Place:  Guilford Courthouse National Military Park,  Colonial Heritage Center,

New Garden Road & Battleground Avenue

- Program:  Gail Fleagle & Nancy Stewart—The Hoskins Garden

- Unit Meeting and Annual Meeting: Kathy Ryan

- Lunch:  Picnic:  $11.00 to Kit Schooley by May 11th

 

 

 

 

 

 


Membership Benefit

 

Using your HSA membership card, you gain free or discounted admission to Reciprocal Gardens, and often a discount in Reciprocal Garden gift shops. 

 

Jot down a list of gardens in areas that you plan to visit, and keep your membership card in your pocket.

 

Garden Information  HERE

 

 

A Rosemary figure created by Jo Musser.

 

 

  

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.

 

Crafters Guild meets the first 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 a Tea Garden at the Healing Gardens at the Cone Cancer Center.    Unit members also care for the McNairy House Dooryard Garden at the Greensboro Historical Museum.

 

Herb Sale:  North Carolina's' largest and oldest Herb Sale is held annually.  It will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Greek Orthodox Church on Westridge and Friendly Avenues in Greensboro, NC.  

 

         

                       

 

 

Visitors to our meetings are welcome.

Please use Contact Form for details on meetings and to register for a meeting

 

 

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