Source your tea right from your own backyard! On June 6, please join Cottage Grove Garden Club as we welcome Abby Colehour and learn about growing teas at home.
During Abby's presentation, we'll tour some common weeds and easy to grow herbs, discover their medicinal and nutritional benefits, and learn ways of preparing them. We will sample hot and cold teas, vinegar and alcohol tinctures, and non-alcoholic fermented brews. Plus, Abby will have plants available for purchase.Abby Andrus Colehour is a native Minnesotan, social organizer, plant enthusiast, traditional skills dilettante, and do-it-yourselfer living at Aprovecho Center for Research and Education in Sustainability. There, she works as Residential Steward--maintaining social harmony, wholesome eating, administrative duties, and program development. She is especially passionate about trees, forests, and woodland crafts.
Please join the Cottage Grove Garden Club on Tuesday, June 6 as we welcome Abby Colehour. Our informal business meeting begins at 6pm and Abby's presentation begins at 7pm.
Refreshments provided, all guests welcome.
Cottage Grove Garden Club meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 216 South 3rd Street (the corner of 3rd and Adams), Cottage Grove, Oregon. Garden Club members are encouraged to park in the lot behind the church, not along 3rd Street.
During the summer, Cottage Grove Garden Club meets informally at member-only events. Guests and visitors are welcome to join us this fall for:
September 5: Garden Art & Garden Tastings
October 3: Moving Towards a Sustainable Landscape
November 7: Pesticides and Alternatives