Hunter Botanic Gardens Herbarium

In April 2018 we had the pleasure of being invited on a tour of the herbarium at Hunter Region Botanic Gardens by two of the volunteers there - Andrew Pengelly and Kathleen (Kat) Bennett. We are also very lucky to have Andrew and Kat as members of HOGS. For many who attended, the purpose of a Herbarium was mysteriously unknown to us prior to the visit so it was a wonderful learning experience. A herbarium is a repository for plant specimens. The specimens are samples of plants collected in the field that have been pressed, dried out and mounted in a particular way before being cataloged in a database and stored away. The collection can then be used for scientific research and/or as a general

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We are gardeners, farmers, and first time producers of our own backyard fodder, who meet monthly to learn about living and growing sustainably in the Hunter Valley and surrounds.

Secretary (Barbara): 0402 052 248

 

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60 Oswald Lane, Oswald 2321 NSW

 

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