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by May (subscribe)
Typical Gemini, with the concentration span of a gnat & not one for sitting still. My old Da used to say that "you're a long time dead". So my mantra is get busy living.Please join me for more at
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This is a Motherís Day high tea with a difference
I recently attended a two hour workshop at the Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Redland City Council's environmental education centre. The botanic gardens feature only plants locally native to the Redlands area, many of which are grown at the on-site nursery. This nursery also plays a significant role in propagating local native plant stock for Redland City Council's conservation plantings across the Redlands Coast and is open to the public for sales. See here.

The workshop focussed on attracting native and stingless bees to gardens and was delivered by the very knowledgable Linda Brennan. Specialising in eco-education, horticulture design, permaculture and organic agriculture, Linda has a wealth of information at her fingertips. This workshop was hands-on and attendees gained from Linda's knowledge of flowering plants and bees. More importantly, I have been inspired to plant more natives in my garden for this purpose.

Linda has also authored a book, A Delicious Bunch, about growing and cooking with edible flowers.

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Linda Brennan's Book

Why am I sharing all this?

Because I've discovered that Linda, affectionately known as The Green Thumb Goddess, also runs workshops through her own business, ecobotanica at Capalaba.

So far this year workshops have included learning how to make herbal drinks, a beeswax wrap class, and an edible flowers garden party. Intrigued?

Two coming workshops are scheduled for the coming weeks:

Sunday, 12th May: Mother's Day Garden Party and High Tea from 1pm to 4.30pm

Sunday, 26th May: Organic Garden of Plenty from 9am to 3.30pm

For further information, refer to the brochure below or go here.

Courtesy of ecobotanica
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Why? Youíre never too old to learn.
When: Refer brochure
Phone: Linda on 0416 157 470
Where: Capalaba. Details by phone.
Cost: Refer brochure
Your Comment
Off and about you go May, to some interesting places. IndigiScapes is close to me.
by Susan J Bowes (score: 3|1617) 490 days ago
May I am already booked for Mothers Day but this sounds really interesting. The other May.
by May Cross (score: 3|6978) 488 days ago
May, I agree. Her books looks fascinating too,and I found her very good as a Workshop facilitator. May
by May (score: 2|656) 487 days ago
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