Society Meeting – May 29

Society President Colleen Green opened a well-attended meeting [below left] with a special welcome to our guests from the Sophiasburgh 4H Flower Power Extravaganza Club [below right].

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Following a brief recap on important upcoming events – the County Garden Show in June and the Members’ Picnic in July – and a mention of a few items of general interest, Colleen introduced the meeting’s guest speaker – Chef Tina Moorey – who would be speaking about cooking with herbs.
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Chef Moorey got the presentation off to a good start by ‘volunteering’ a couple of audience members to move around the room offering simple and delicious treats such as beetroot hummus with cilantro served on a pita bread section.

She followed with a rapid fire presentation on simple preparation tricks of the trade and how common herbs can be worked into your cooking – inexpensive, home-growable, delicious – in a manner of different ways.

Following the presentation, the audience had many questions and requests for advice, all of which were answered constructively and helpfully. Now pass me some more of that beetroot hummus …

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Mini-show entries were judged by the members at large. 1st place went to Kim Katanik-Kuris for her arrangement of herbs and flowers [opposite] set in a classic enameled milk jug. Click the image to see a larger version.


Photo-credits: Bert Jenkins

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County Garden & Flower Show
When: Saturday 17th June 10am - 4pm

Where: Inside Wellington Town Hall & St Andrew's Anglican Church, on their grounds and the front lawns of CML Snider School.

Schedule and Events
  • Flower Show: Judging takes place 9am to 11.30am. Open to the Public 11.30 to 4pm
  • Victorian Tea: Open to the Public 10.30 to 4pm
  • Silent Auction: Items generously donated by Carson Arthur
  • Master Gardeners: Creating a planter/container. Demonstrations at 11.30 and 1pm
  • Tree The County Pavilion: Find out more about county trees
  • Stuff for Kids


Vendors: See the complete list of vendors planning to be at the Show, click here.

Rules & Information: All the rules you need to know about the Flower Show and Classes, together with information and tips about how to prepare for showing. Click here for the download [375 kb pdf file].
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