Thursday, June 6, 2013

Plant circle of at risk plants - June 16th

June 16th 2-4pm at Avalon Gardens (directions on our website
a plant walk with Cheendana to see some At Risk Medicinal Plants as listed by United Plant Savers (
Come meet Bloodroot, Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Echinacea, Ladys Slipper, Slippery Elm, Peyote, Trilliun and Wild Yam on the AT Risk List
Arnica, Mayapple, Oregon Grape, Partridgeberry, White Sage on the "To Watch" list
aswell as some other herbals....Barberry, sweet grass, elecampane, angelica, mulleins, gayfeather, betony, leopards bane, mugwort .....and more
All are welcome....
Avalon Gardens
Yoga, Herbal and Learning Center
1199 Russia Road
Black Rock, Nova Scotia
B0P 1V0
Current study: Human Design

11th ANNUAL HERB FAIR, July 21

Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia (HANS) 11th Annual Herb Fair
Theme: "Planting Our Future - Preserving Our Native Plant Treasures"
When: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Harriett Irving Botanical Gardens, 32 University Ave.,
Acadia University, Wolfville
Registration in lobby of lecture hall starts at 9 am.

Opening with a panel discussion on topic:
"Preserving Our Native Medicinals Through Creating Botanical Sanctuaries"
Workshops will include such topics as - permaculture practices, creating an herbarium, native plant propagation, and of course, a plant walk focussing on indigenous plants.
Presenters include Graham Calder, Cheendana, Jeanette Poirier, and others not yet confirmed.
Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at noon.  All members welcome.
There will be an opening and closing ceremony and a giveaway.
There will also be a marketplace, and a penny auction.

Registration fee $40.00 for members and $65.00 for non-members of HANS.

Bring your own lunch, please.  Herb tea will be available. 
Please bring something for the giveaway.

Advance registrations may be mailed to: Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia (HANS), C/O Jeanette Poirier, P.O. Box 92, Blockhouse, NS, B0J1E0.

For more information, check website at a later date, or contact Jeanette Poirier, or tel. (902)531-3828.

The solutions to our dis-ease lie in a harmonous relationship with Nature.  She will speak to us when we are willing to listen.

HerbalWizdom Nature Therapy
Jeanette Poirier, CHT
Medical Herbalist
Blockhouse, NS
(902) 531-3828