Herbs Galore and More at Maymont on Saturday!

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8am-4pm
Carriage House Lawn
$5 for Marketplace / free for Maymont members and children 16 & under

https://maymont.org/herbsgalore

Herbs Galor and More hosts a marketplace (with herbs, plants, second-hand gardening tools), food court, several great workshops:

YOUR BODY, YOUR TOOLS

10:30-11:15am
Presented by Green Heron Tools

A healthy body helps you live the life that you want, and garden as long as you like. This interactive program will focus on choosing and using tools – and your own body – in ways that minimize injuries and pain and make the most of your time in the garden.

HOMEBREWING 101

11:30am-12:15pm
Presented by Phil Walling
If you can cook a burger, then you can make great homebrew! This introduction will cover homebrewing an extract and will provide a grain beer recipe. Ingredients, equipment, procedures, safety, and tips for better homebrewing will also be covered.

DON’T PLANT THIS SHRUB, DRINK IT!

12:30 -1:15pm
Presented by Karen Solana
The original soft drink, shrubs are vinegar-based drinks with an ancient past that are popular again today. With healthful benefits, shrubs make sweet and savory cocktails as well as refreshing sodas. Learn about this fascinating drink and how to make your own shrubs. It’s easy and addictive with countless variations.

HERB OF THE YEAR: SAVORY

1:30-2:15pm
Presented by Cindy Nivala
Learn about the 2015 Herb of the Year, Winter and Summer Savory, the differences and similarities of their culture in the garden, their many uses and rich history, and how you can use Savories at home.

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