Carolee is available for presentations throughout the calendar year, but her schedule does fill quickly. Here are some of the topics that are available:
"From Herbal Beginnings to Herbal Blessings": an introduction to the wonders of herbs, twelve favorite herb plants, plus a variety of ideas for their use. And a bit about writing the book, Herbal Beginnings. Recipes & handouts.
"Lovely Lavender": PowerPoint photos, plus information on growing and using some of the 75 varieties that we grow here on the farm. Lots of items on display to show crafting ideas, too.
"Favorite Gardens of Europe": A Powerpoint presentation featuring Carolee's favorite gardens in England, France, Italy, Ireland, Wales, Germany & Scotland
"Landscaping with Herbs": Slide presentation with commentary concerning basic landscaping hints, design elements, and uses of herbs in the landscape.
"Hildegard de Bingen": Powerpoint plus commentary on this famous herbalist, mystic, author & composer...the first woman to write an herbal, which is still used medicinally in Germany today!
"An Herbal Lifestyle": A little cooking, a little crafts, lots of ideas to help incorporate herbs into daily life. Recipes & handouts.
"An Introduction to Herbal Teas": Show & tell, introducing our favorite herbs for tea...how to grow them, when to harvest, how to blend. Recipes & handouts.
"Fairies & Their Gardens": Show & tell, fairy lore, their favorite plants, and how to make a fairy garden in a container or out of doors. Includes slides of my gardens & other fairy sites.
"The 2012 Floriade": The world's largest horticultural show, held once every 10 years in the Netherlands. Lots of garden photos & environmental ideas.
"The 2012 Keukenhof Show": Slides from the world's largest tulip extravaganza. If you have the winter blues, this is sure to brighten your outlook!
"Mediterranean Herbs": Slides illustrating the abundance of herbs in the Mediterranean region. You'll want to pack your suitcase & book a trip!
"Elder Facts & Fancies": The 2012 Herb of the Year is an amazing plant, and one of the most useful herbs you'll find. A combination of slides, talk, and a bit of cooking and more!
Many other topics are available, if your group needs something to go with a particular theme. Please e-mail for fees. Serious inquiries only, please.