Diary Dates

2017

June

25        Queensland "FOCUS IN CAMELLIAS" The Queensland Camellia Society Inc are having a display
            of Camellias. Peace Hall, 106 McDonald Rd Windsor Sunday 9am - 3pm
Talks 9.45am and 1pm.
            Bloom Competition and other flower arrangements, Plant Sales & Raffles. Entry $3.00 children
            free.  Free entry to members. Culture Books available. For more detail see 
website

26        Queensland Floral Art Society of Queensland, Friendship Day Everyone is welcome to enjoy
             the Floral Designs on display and Demonstration by special guest & Floral Designer, Francesca
             Petherbridge. Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-Tha Auditorium, Mt Coot-Tha 9.30am. Cost:
             $10 Ph: 0412 735 483 (Heather) or E: fasqsecretary@gmail.com

July

8          Western Australia WA Orchid Society Winter Show Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Manning Senior
            Citizens 3 Downey, Rd Manning.

8-9       New South Wales NSW Camellia Research Society 48th Annual Camellia Show at Ravenswood
            School, Gordon. 1.30 - 4.30pm Saturday, 10am - 4pm Sunday. Admission $7. DAME Marie Bashir
            AD CVO, will open the show at 2.30 on Saturday. Full details and Show Schedule on the website
            Contact Show Manager 9988 3280

22-23   Victoria Cranbourne Friends, Botanic Gardens. Plant Sale. 10am-4pm. Plant list the week
            before. See website

August

2         New South Wales Quirindi Garden Club. Birthday Luncheon. 10am at Quirindi RSL Club.
           $25 for morning tea and lunch. Guest speaker Richard Gall, May Gibb’s Nutcote Cottage, Sydney
           Quirindi Community Nursery. Plant Stall, Raffles, lucky door prizes. Ph 02 6746 1831

5-6     Western Australia Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show. Rendezvous Hotel,
          West Coast H/W, Scarborough. Western Australia.
See Website

5-6      New South Wales Berry Camellia & Floral Show. Berry School of Arts. Alexandra St. 
           Sat noon-4pm, Sun 10am-2pm. Entry $5. Website

12       New South Wales. Camellias Illawarra Annual Camellia Reticulata Show. Bulli Uniting Church
           Hall. Princes H/way Bulli. 11am-3.30pm. Entry $4.

12-13  South Australia Camelias South Australia Annual Camelia Show The venue, 46 Carrick Hill
            Road, is a stately home in Springfield and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. See Flyer.
           Saturday 12 noon - 4.30pm and Sunday 10am - 4.30pm 08 8295 6563

18-20  New South Wales St Ives Annual Orchid Fair & Show ‘The Big One’ St Ives Showground off
           
Mona Vale Rd. Fri & Sat 9am-4pm. Sun 9am-3pm. Entry $5. Ph 0425 336 049

29       New South Wales Mahratta Open Garden & House Tours Wahroonga. Bookings essential.
         
 Download booking form itemising tours and costs from website

31       Tasmania Closing date for Garden Art & Sculpture Competition for North West & West Coast,
           All details visit website 

30,31  Western Australia WA Orchid Society Spring Show.  (Wed - Sat) Kardinya Park Shopping 
           Centre, South Street, Kardinya.

September

1-2   Western Australia WA Orchid Society Spring Show.  (Sat &Sun) Kardinya Park Shopping
        Centre, South Street, Kardinya.

2-3    New South Wales. Lake Macquarie Garden Club. Art Trail and Open Gardens. Each garden 
         open from 10am-4pm. Entry by donation of $5 per garden or $25 for all ten gardens with all money
         collected going to Hunter Medical Research Institute Ph 0418 832 522

3,10,17,24  South Australia. Camellia Soc. Adelaide Hills, Open Days at Stangate House, Euston Rd.
        Aldgate. 12noon-4pm. Entry $5. Ph 0408 081 124 or see website

7-9    Queensland. Laidley Spring Festival Quilt & Craft Expo. Uniting Church, 45 Patrick St Laidley
         Entry $5 Adults, 50 cents child. Ph 07 5465 4772 See website

8-9    Tasmania Hobart Horticultural Society, Daffodil, Camellia & Floral Art Show, Hobart Town Hall. 
         50 Macquarie St. Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm. E:
hobhortsociety@bigpond.com

9-10  Western Australia  The Western Australian Horticultural Council Inc
        Garden Clubs & Societies Plant Fair, South Perth Community Centre, Sat 8.30am-4pm;
         Sun 9am-3pm. Entry $5. Ph 08 6361 7688

9-10  South Australia. Enfield Horticultural Society Spring Show. Klemzig Community Hall, 242 North
         East Road, Klemzig. Sat 12noon-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Entry $2. Ph 08 8251 2299

9-10  Queensland Coucals Open Garden 8 Belah St. Mount Crosby. 9am-4pm. Entry $8. Refreshments.
         Australian Red Cross (Ipswich Branch)  See website

9-10  New South Wales. Illawarra Bromeliad Society Spring Show. Uniting Church Hall, Russell St.
         Corrimal. Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm. Ph 02 4272 4110

9-10  New South Wales. Daffodils at Rydal, Rydal NSW. Entry $10 for all gardens and musical events.
         Refreshments available. Ph 02 6359 3237 E: lgreen@bigpond.net.au

10     New South Wales. Stony Range Botanic Garden of Native Bushland. Spring Festival. Pittwater Rd.
         Dee Why. E: stonyrange@gmail.com

16     New South Wales Twin Towns & District Garden Club. Annual Flower and Garden Show.
        Tweed Shire Civic Centre, Brett Street, Tweed Heads. 8.30am-2.30pm. Entry $3. Prizes, 
        raffles and workshops. Ph 0755 244 274 or E: ttgclub@gmail.com or for more information 
        see Website   What's On Page 1   What's On Page 2

16     Tasmania. Emu Valley Rhodondren Garden, Burnie, Spring opening. Officially opened by Dr. Peter
         Holm at 11am. Gardens open 9am-5pm See website

16-17 New South Wales Daffodils at Rydal. Rydal NSW. Entry $10 for all gardens and musical events.
          Refreshments available. Ph 02 6359 3237 E: lgreen@bigpond.net.au

16-17 Australian Capital Territory. Horticultural Society of Canberra, Spring Bulb & Camellia Show
          Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest. Sat 12noon-5pm, Sun 11.30am-3.45pm

22-24 Queensland Tamborine Mountain Garden Club Inc Springtime On The Mountain Seven Open
           Gardens and Plant Stalls Tamborine Mountain (Gold Coast Hinterland). See website See FLYER

23    New South Wales Mona Vale Garden Club 46th Spring Flower Show Ted Blackwood Hall,
        cnr Jacksons & Boondah Rds, Warriewood
10.30am – 4.00pm Adults $2.00, Children Free 
        Plants, crafts, White Elephant goods & cakes for sale.

30    Queensland Gold Coast Rose Society Annual Spring Rose Show Saturday 30th September and
        Sunday 1st October 2017 Venue: Robina Community Centre Gold Coast see Website

30 Sept-8 Oct  New South Wales. Leura Gardens Festival. 11 gardens. 9.30am-4.30pm daily. Proceeds
        to local hospital. Ph 0431 095 279  See website

October

7-8  New South Wales  57th Bilpin Flower Show & Spring Fair. Bilpin Hall, 2596 Bells Line
       of Road. Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm. 25 stalls. Entry $5. Ph 0413 759 282

7-8  New South Wales Robertson Garden Club. 7 Open Gardens. 10am-4pm. Plant Stall
       on both days. Funds raised for Robertson Community.

7-8  Victoria. Mt. Macedon Horticultural Society Annual ‘Garden Lover’s Fair’. Bolobek 
       Garden. Mt. Macedon. Ph 0427 056 154 E: Christine.heazlewood@gmail.com

8     New South Wales Plant sale in aid of National Breast Cancer Foundation. 45 Parklands
       Avenue, Lane Cove North. 10am-3pm.

8-14 NATIONAL. Australia’s inaugural National Gardening Week. Details GCA Website
        www.gardenclubs.org.au Enquiries Ph 02 6550 5890

12-15 New South Wales  NSW. Berry Gardens Festival. 8 open gardens. 10-4pm daily. Tickets
         at all gardens and Apex Park. Entry $20 all gardens or $5 each. See website

16-20  Western Australia Iris Society of Australia. National Iris Convention  The Convention is being
           held in Perth WA and presents an exciting 5 days of discussion, viewing some of the exciting and 
           excellent gardens in the Perth area. Please visit our
website for further details. 

14-15  Queensland Buderim Garden Club Buderim Garden Festival includes Manawee
            Nursery,
 Garden Sculpture Exhibition and Spring Flower Show. Festival ticket for the above
            is $15.00, or $2 to the hall entry
 Click here or Festival Flyer or visit our website.

17-20  Queensland Floral Art Society of Qld. National Convention of Aust. Floral Art Assoc.
           ‘The Surf Air’, Marcoola Beach, Sunshine Coast, Qld. Ph 0412 735 483 Click here on EMAIL to
           contact us or see our Website. Open to the public 18th and 19th only!

22       New South Wales Wellington Garden Group Inc There will be 6 gardens opened on the day,
           2 town & 4 country gardens opened from 9.30am until 5pm. Cost will be $20 for the day or $5.00
           per garden.  The theme is ‘Historical Homes & their gardens” in keeping with the 200 year
           celebrations of Wellington’s Bicentenary.
FACEBOOK

23      New South Wales. Mona Vale Garden Club. 46th Spring Flower Show. Ted Blackwood Hall, Cnr
          Jacksons & Boondah Rds. Warriewood. 10.30am-4pm. Entry $2. Ph 02 9971 7875

23-24 Queensland. Wondai Spring Garden Expo. Wondai Sportsground Lions Pavilion. Bunya Highway
           Wondai. Sat 8am-4.30pm. Sun 8am-1pm. Entry $5 per day or $8 for 2-day pass. 
           See website or E: info@wondaigardenexpo.com

23-24 Tasmania. Central Coast Garden Club, Daffodil & Flower Fair. East Ulverstone Football Club.
          Parsons St., Ulverstone. Sat 9am-4pm. Sun 10am-3pm E: ccgcsec@gmail.com

29      South Australia Herb Society of South Australia Spring Salvia Sale, Fullarton Park Community
          Centre,411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton, 8.30 am to noon

November

5         South Australia Herb Society of South Australia Herb Day, Fullarton Park Community Centre, 
           411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

5-10  New South Wales GCA National Convention, Hosted by Ulladulla & Districts
         Garden Club
, NSW For more information click here to EMAIL or click here to go 
         to our web page  GCA Convention

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