In the courtroom of the Old Blanco County Courthouse.  Learn a little something in the air conditioned comfort of the Courthouse. 

Friday, June 9


Beth Patterson- Texas Lavender Association

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

All About Lavender: Past, Present & Future

Alan Newman - Owner of Pop's Honey Pot

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Art of Bee Keepingand Making Honey

Saturday, June 10

Cindy Meredith - Owner of The Herb Cottage

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

How to harvest and use herbs in everyday cooking.  Bring those herbs from your garden to the kitchen like a pro!

Melanie Van Aken - Owner of Heron's Nest Herb Farm

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

History of Lavender, How to use it and how to grow it.

Optional Interactive - $5.00 Making Lavender Spritzers

Robert Edmonson - Texas Forestry Department

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Discussion of Oak Wilt: Prevention and Treatment

Sunday, June 11

Bill Varney - Owner of Urban Herbal

11:00 a.m - 12:00

The Sensual Herbalist: Sight, Hearing, Taste, Touch, Smell

Optional Interactive - $5.00 Making Herbal Vinegars


Elin Criswell - Owner of The Coutry Soaper

Author of Creative Soap Making: Bubbles to Bucks and How to Make Money Selling Soap

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

How to make soap.