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August 18, 2021 MVHS monthly meeting

We will be meeting this month in the Conference Center at Toledo Botanical Garden on Wednesday, August 18 from 9:30 a.m. until noon.

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. refreshments and social time

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. monthly business meeting

11:00 a.m. Our program this month will be presented by MVHS member, Eileen Hoffman. Eileen will be demonstrating a unique way to make herbal and floral greeting cards using dried botanicals. This demonstration will include handouts and you will be able to go home and recreate these lovely cards on your own.

Meetings are open to the public.

June 16, 2021 Bus Trip

MVHS will be car pooling to heavenly Scent herb Farm in Fenton, Michigan where we will tour the lovely gardens there and can browse and shop in the gift shop. Lunch from Panera’s will be served on the patio, along with ice tea and scented geranium cake.

We will then head back to Milan where we will visit Lavender Lane and their gift shop filled with homemade lavender bath and beauty products.

MVHS May 19, 2021 monthly meeting

Join us as we tour the Toledo Natural Science Technology Center located at 5561 Elmer Drive, Toledo, right next to Toledo Botanical Garden. This is sure to be an interesting tour and one you will not want to miss. This career training center for high school students in the greater Toledo area offers tuition free agricultural science programming that focuses on careers with plants and animals. Tour starts at 11:45 a.m.

Business meeting 10:00 a.m. at Conference Center at Toledo Botanical Garden with an instructional walk through the herb garden which is maintained by the Maumee Valley Herb Society to follow. At 11:30 we will head over to the school for the tour.

All MVHS meetings are open to the public.

April 17, 2019

Making Herbal Lotions

Join us as Christie Clark, Maumee Valley Herb Society member, shows us how to make our own herbal lotion. This meeting will be held at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, in the Conference Center.

Refreshments 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., business meeting 10:00 a.m. – 10;45 a.m., break 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., speaker and program at 11:00 a.m. The public is welcome and the meeting is free to attend.

The herbal and health information presented at meetings sponsored by the Maumee Valley Herb Society is intended as educational information only. MVHS does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Nothing presented at our meetings should be considered as medical advice for dealing with a given problem or illness. Persons with serious medical conditions should always seek professional care. MVHS is not responsible for the mistaken identity of any plant listed or discussed during meetings sponsored by the Society. 

March 20, 2019

The herb society will be attending the bulb show at Hidden Lake Gardens and will be leaving Toledo Botanical Garden from the Bancroft Street entrance at 9:30 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

The bus has been cancelled for this trip and now we will be car pooling together to Hidden Lake Gardens. Lunch will follow in Tecumseh at the British Tea Room, where you can feel free to shop the streets of Tecumseh afterwards.

February 20, 2019 meeting

Join us as Mary Machon, owner of Bensell’s Greenhouse in Toledo, discusses the New Trends and Medicinal Uses of Herbs. This meeting will be held at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, in the Garden Forum House, directly off Elmer Drive at the main TBG entrance. Enter Toledo Botanical Garden off Elmer Drive and the Forum House is the first building on your right.

Refreshments 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., business meeting 10:00 a.m. – 10;45 a.m., break 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., speaker and program at 11:00 a.m. The public is welcome and the meeting is free to attend.

The herbal and health information presented at meetings sponsored by the Maumee Valley Herb Society is intended as educational information only. MVHS does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Nothing presented at our meetings should be considered as medical advice for dealing with a given problem or illness. Persons with serious medical conditions should always seek professional care. MVHS is not responsible for the mistaken identity of any plant listed or discussed during meetings sponsored by the Society. 

January 16, 2019

Healthy Living Tips

Please join us for our next MVHS meeting on Wednesday,  January 16 at  11:00 a.m. Debra Reis, RN MSN NP, Herbalist, Holistic Consultant and Practitioner will share healthy tips for the new year. We will be making a take away Herbal Spitzer.  This spritzer will awaken your senses during these sometimes drab winter days. We look forward to seeing you!

This meeting will be held at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, in the Artist’s Club building, directly off the main TBG entrance. Enter Toledo Botanical Garden off Elmer Drive and the Artist’s Club is on your left. Follow the drive to the first left and you are there.

March 21 MVHS monthly meeting

Join us in the Artist’s Club at Toledo Botanical Garden for a program on Emotional Healing with Essential Oils presented by Deb Reis at 11:00 a.m. This will be a hands on project and we will be making bath salts.

Refreshments 9:45 a.m. – business meeting at 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – break 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.