Diary Dates

2017

April

29          New South Wales Planty Fierce. 3 Central Coast Open Gardens. $5 Entry per garden.
              Designer plant sales.
E: info@peternixon.com.au See Website

29         South Australia Fern Society of SA. Fern Sale. Auditorium of the Adelaide High School,
             West Terrace, Adelaide. 10am-4pm

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

May

6-7       New South Wales Hallidays Point Garden Club  Open Gardens from 10 am till 4 pm. each
             day. There will be 7 gardens open with the cost being $15 per person. All proceeds to the local
             Riding for the Disabled Organisation.
See our FACEBOOK Page

11        Western Australia Midland Friendly Garden Society. Garden Guru Speaker, special event
            9.30am-10.15am contact Lauren, 08 9294 3849 for details. One of only five visits to gardening
            clubs in WA this year share the experience in the company of a friendly group of gardeners. $3
            entry, bring a plate for morning tea. Tea and coffee provided.


11-13   Western Australia African Violet Society of WA Inc. Annual May Show, Kardinya Park Shopping
            Centre. 9AM - 5PM Thurs & Fri, 9AM - 2PM Sat. Fabulous African violets ornamental indoor plants 
            on display. Supplies available. See Website.

14-15   Queensland Leafmore Garden Society 9th Biennial Winter Garden School 254 South Street
            Toowoomba. 
Click here to EMAIL  See flyer

19-22   Queensland  30th Australian National Bonsai Convention. ‘Art-By Nature’.
            Brisbane. See Website for Registration form.

28        Queensland Herb Society of Queensland Herb Awareness Day 9am to 4pm at the Albion Peace
            Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor Free Entry See
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26-28   New South Wales Blacktown City Orchid Society, Blue Mountains and Penrith District Orchid
            Society and Hawkesbury District Orchid Society with the Orchid Society of NSW
presents
            Orchids Out West 2017 Friday and Saturday 9 - 4 and Sunday 9 - 3. See
 Website or
            Click here to EMAIL 

June

17        Queensland Valley of the Lakes GC. Garden & Lifestyle Fair, Old Esk Railway Stn.
            Pipeliner Park, Esk-Hampton Rd., Esk.  8am-3pm. Entry Gold Coin. Click here to EMAIL

17         Victoria The Friends of Cranbourne Botanic Gardens have arranged for Attila Kapitany to speak
             on ‘Australian Succulents’ and ‘Boabs and Bottle Trees’ in the Auditorium, Cranbourne Botanic
             Gardens, Cnr. Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive, Cranbourne. Cost, including refreshments, $40
             non-members, $30 members, $15 students for both sessions or $25/$20/$10 per session.
             Bookings essential.  Details and session times: E: rgelliot@optusnet.com.au or Ph 03 8774 2483
             or go to  www.rbgfriendscranbourne.org.au

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 10 am – 4 pm Manning Senior Citizens
               3 Downey Rd Manning.

August

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

12-13 South Australia Camelias South Australia Annual Camelia Show The venue, Carrick Hill, is a
          stately home in Springfield and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. See Flyer.

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.

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

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

October

8-14   National Gardening Week offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the simple joys of
          gardening and to highlight the associated environmental, social and health benefits.
          Whether it be maintaining a few pots on a balcony, a suburban backyard or a large country
          expanse, the enjoyment, the improved mental and physical wellbeing and the satisfaction
          gardeners gain from ‘getting their hands dirty’ is universal.

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.
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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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