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"Weeds & Their Uses" with Pat Collins - Sat May 21 2022

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"Weeds & Their Uses" with Pat Collins 

Ever wanted to know what uses the weeds have that grow in your own backyard? You’ll learn to identify these plants, learn their medicinal, cosmetic, culinary uses and how they balance our soil then use them to make into a variety of items.  In this workshop we will make:

  Wild weed ointment

  Wild weed cream

  Chickweed or Purslane infused oil

  Paddys Lucerne syrup

  Tonic tea

  Chlorophyll capsules

We start by learning about the herbs and the items we’re making, which will be made in small groups.  The products we make are divided up for everyone to take home.

Light lunch, tea/coffee included.

Date: Next date TBC!!
Time: 9:30am - 2:30pm (5 hours)
Location: Rear of 211 Dowling Street, Dungog NSW
Parking: Dowling St or nearby side streets

Please note that this workshop will be run outside so you can enjoy our beautiful outdoor space. If it is too hot, windy or wet, we will be indoors in air-conditioning.


- Your own water bottle and hat

Wear clothes you feel comfortable in and don’t mind getting dirty. 

- Bring a sense of humour, your thirst for new knowledge and your ability to share your own knowledge with others. 


  • Any specific dietary needs (e.g. allergies, gluten-free)
  • Any other special needs



Pat Collins has been teaching for 30 years and has 26 years of Practice as a Herbalist.  She is based in Muswellbrook and runs a range of different workshops, 4 of which we look forward to hosting this year in Dungog.