2008 Programs

Meetings of the Maumee Valley Herb Society are at the Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, Ohio
Unless otherwise noted, meetings are open to the public and are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 9:30 am – Noon.

Wednesday, January 16 – 9:30 am – Noon
Philip Page, TBG Director of Operations
He will share images and stories from some of the public gardens he has worked in.

Wednesday, February 20 – 9:30 am – Noon
Rick Bryan will talk about propagating and planning

Tuesday, March 18 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(Evening Meeting)
Leslie Snell will share Herbal Lore with us

Wednesday, April 16 – 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Herb Garden Clean Up and Luncheon

Wednesday, May 21 – 9:30 am – Noon
Clinton Mauk, a best selling author, will speak on organic gardening/composting.
He will also speak on the history of Northwest Ohio and Toledo.

Wednesday, June 18 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual MVHS Picnic
Details will be in the June Herbal Messenger

Friday, July 18
Bus Trip to Yule Love It Lavender Farm in Leonard, MI
Details will be in the June and July Herbal Messengers

Wednesday, August 20 – 9:30 am – Noon
Tom Schone will talk about Herbal Trees

Tuesday, September 16 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(Evening Meeting)
Healthy Cooking with Sandy Earl

Wednesday, October 15 – 9:30am – Noon
Heralding the Holidays Workshop
Members will bag, label, and price items for sale at Heralding

Wednesday, November 19 – 9:30 am – Noon
Annual Meeting
Heralding the Holidays Workshop
Members will complete labeling and pricing of items for sale at Heralding

Wednesday, December 17 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holiday Potluck
Details in the December Herbal Messenger

2008 Special Events

There are three special events that the Maumee Valley Herb Society participates in each year at the Toledo Botanical Garden. These are:

The Spring Plant Sale
Dates for 2008 are May 8, 9 and 10
TBG Members Preview
Thursday, May 8 4 – 8 pm

Sale is open to the Public
Friday, May 9 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday, May 10 10 am -5 pm

You will find a large variety of herbs for sale here, many that are not available at our local garden centers. There is a plant list available on this website.

Arts in the Garden
August ?? Date to be announced later
Come and see artists at work and also view and purchase items they have for sale.
The Maumee Valley Herb Society will have a Used Book Sale and also have some herbal products for sale.

Heralding the Holidays
December 5, 6, 7
Friday, December 5 5 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, December 6 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, December 7 Noon – 5 pm

This is your opportunity to purchase herbal gifts ranging from jams, jellies, and mustards to craft
items and baked goods with a few other categories of products in between. There are many other resident organizations at the Toledo Botanical Garden that will also have gifts for sale.