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March 20, 2019 bus trip

Join us as we visit the bulb show at Hidden Lake Gardens and then travel to Tecumseh, Michigan for lunch at the British Tea House.

The bus will leave Toledo Botanical Garden from the Bancroft Street entrance at 9:30 a.m. and return back to TBG by 4:30 p.m. Stroll through the greenhouse with the beautiful bulb display or visit the gift shop at the garden. After lunch, there will be time to walk the downtown area of Tecumseh and shop if you wish.

Cost is $50 for MVHS members and $55 for non-members, which includes the cost of your lunch. MVHS members have until February 1 to make their reservation; after that non-members will be allowed to reserve a spot on the bus. Reservations must be in by March 1, 2019 and no refunds will be given after that date.

Contact the herb society at with questions you might have or to be mailed a reservation form.

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 meeting

January 16, 2019 – 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.

January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 – Join us as Jane Lutz, an R.N. from The Victory Center in Toledo, talks about Bach Flower Remedies, solutions developed by Edward Bach, an English homeopath, in the 1930’s. Refreshments and business meeting from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. with program to follow at 10:30 a.m. in the TBG Conference Room.