Fiona Glover Dip. Ed., B.A., Dip. Librarianship, Dip. Couns., Dip FASW.:

Topic: “ Lavender in Australia: from first plantings to present day”.

A historical look at the development of Lavender, illustrated with slides of a variety of flowering lavenders, harvesting and distillation of lavender flower heads for essential oil.

She will also talk about TALGA and its 21 years supporting members and the lavender industry in Australia. This talk will complement the trade display over the weekend which will showcase TALGA’s skincare range, “ The Scentimental Collection,” members’ lavender essential oil and lavender sachets.

Owner and founder of Creative Dried Flowers, supplying dried flowers around Australia, she also established a rose and lavender farm in Central West Victoria in 1994 as a source of supply.

Secretary of The Australian Lavender Growers Association since 2012. Keen interest in gardens and garden history along with aromatherapy, personal health and wellness.

Also a proud grandmother of four! - who keep her young!