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Weeds, Plants & People, Melbourne

11 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$5 - $15

Weeds, Plants and People traces the fascinating history of many common plants that we now treat as weeds. From the thistles and thorns that appear in the Bible, to the seeds eaten by Stone Age people, and the grasses and flowers brought to Australia by European settlers, the story of the relationship between people and weeds is a complex and intriguing one.
Here it is told in a lively and engaging way for readers with or without botanical knowledge. Anybody interested in gardening, agriculture, the natural environment, medicinal herbs or cooking will glean a great deal from John Dwyer’s account of some of the most ancient plants known to humankind.

When: Tuesday 11 April 2017
Place: Room MB 10 (in the Main Building).
Burnley Campus, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond.
Time: 7.00 pm for drinks and nibbles
7.30 pm for the talk.
Cost: $5 (members). $15 (non-members).
Parking: available in the Boulevard

Details

Date:
11 April
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$5 - $15
Event Category:
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Organizer

Friends of Burnley Gardens
Email:
friends.burnley@gmail.com
Website:
friends of burnley web site

Other

Region
Australia and NZ

Venue

Building MB10, Burnley Campus
500 Yarra Boulevard
Richmond, Victoria 3000 Australia
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