Monthly Meetings 2012-13
Monthly meetings and educational programs are held at 9:30 am on the first Tuesday of the month in the Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road, across from Zilker Park. Members provide herb-infused tastings, tea and coffee. Admission is free for members. The public is welcome. A $3.00 donation from guests and visitors is suggested.
AHS Monthly Programs 2012-2013
9:30-11:30 a.m. 1st Tuesday of the month, Zilker Garden Center. Free for members, $3 for non-members.
September 4, 2012
Annual Membership Luncheon featuring Mark Blumenthal, American Botanical Council founder and executive director, speaking on the "Ethnobotany Of Native Texas Plants"
October 2, 2012
"Aromatherapy--How to Use the Power of Essential Oils," presented by AHS sponsor and sponsor chair Valkyrie Lang, owner of A Natural High
November 6, 2012
"Holiday Wreaths & Table Arrangements" Get a jumpstart on your holiday decor with beautiful and fragrant “herb-centric” wreaths and table arrangements demonstrated by floral and interior design specialist and educator Pat Shirley Becker, A.I.F.D., C.F.D. & T.M.F.A.. She is past president of Texas State Florists’ Association. Members are asked to bring herbs from their home gardens for use in the arrangements.
December 4, 2012
Annual Holiday Bazaar featuring holiday teas and refreshments along with handmade gifts, décor and food items created by AHS sponsors and members
January 3, 2013 (Thursday) (new date)
"Fighting Inflammation with Foods and Herbs," presented by AHS board member
February 5, 2013
AHS Culinary Group will present "Hearty and Healthy Winter Soups" along with tastings of featured soups and breads
March 5, 2013
"Firewise Landscaping," a preventive program designed to minimize fire risk, presented by Travis County master gardener Joanne Hargraves
April 2, 2013
"Yoga for Gardeners" will feature demonstrations as well as a discussion on the spiritual aspects of plants, presented by Eastside Yoga owner Steven Ross
May 7, 2013
"Cool Herbs for Hot Texas Summers," presented by Gabriel Valley Farms owner and AHS sponsor Cathy Slaughter, who will also offer herbs for purchase
June 4, 2013
"The Magic of French Lavender," presented by AHS sponsor Andra Millian, owner of Austin Onsite Acupuncture & Nutrition
July 2, 2013
Annual member roundtable on gardening tips, herbal recipes and remedies, society news and ideas for the upcoming year
August 3, 2013