Courtesy of Jennifer Stackhouse Comm Hort Magazine June 2017
OUR SUMMER ISSUE OF OUR GARDENS HAS A DEADLINE AT 1 SEPTEMBER 2017 AND DISTRIBUTED AT THE END OF OCTOBER 2017. OUR EDITOR WILL UPDATE YOUR REQUESTS FOR DATES THROUGH THIS FACILITY (DIARY DATES) PRECEDING THE NEW DEADLINE, SO KEEP THEM COMING IN.
WE DO HOPE THAT YOUR EVENTS WERE A GREAT SUCCESS AND THE GCA COMMITTEE WISHES YOU WELL WITH THEM. IF YOU HAVE REPORTS AND PHOTOS OF THE COMPLETED VENUES THEY CAN BE PLACED IN OTHER PARTS OF THIS WEBSITE SUCH AS ON OUR FIND A CLUB PAGE.
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.
1-2 Western Australia WA Orchid Society Spring Show. (Sat &Sun) Kardinya Park Shopping
Centre, South Street, Kardinya.
1-10 New South Wales Wagga Wagga Bonsai Society 'Awakening' - an exhibition of bonsai. Wagga
Wagga Art Gallery E3 Studio Civic Centre, cnr Baylis & Morrow Streets. Wednesday - Saturday,
10.00am - 4.00pm : Sunday, 10.00am - 2.00pm. Free Entry Facebook or Our BLOG
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 Queensland Friends of Noosa Botanic Gardens ‘Plant Fair’. Noosa Botanic Gardens,
312 Lake Macdonald Drive, Lake Macdonald QLD. 9am-3pm. Free entry. See more details Website
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
10 New South Wales. Stony Range Botanic Garden of Native Bushland. Spring Festival. Pittwater Rd.
Dee Why. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
15-16 New South Wales Berowra Garden Club Inc Annual Spring Show The Old District Hall
Berowra Waters Road Berowra Friday 5.30pm-9.00pm Saturday 9am-4pm
Phone: 02 9456 7140 Celebrating 64 years.
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: email@example.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. Official Opening,
followed by rare plant auction11am. Gardens open 9am-5pm See website Facebook
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
17-20 Queensland National Convention of Aust. Floral Art Assoc. ‘The Surf Air’, Marcoola Beach,
Sunshine Coast, Qld. 18-19 Oct. Public Viewing 9am-4.30pm ($5 entry) Ph 0412 735 483 or
E: email@example.com or see Website
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
25-29 New South Wales. 53rd Leura Gardens Festival. Pre-Festival Tours. 10.00am-4.00pm Monday to.
Friday. Proceeds to local hospital. Ph 0431 095 279 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. 53rd Leura Gardens Festival. 11 gardens. 9.30am-4.30pm daily.
Proceeds to local hospital. Ph 0431 095 279 See website
6-8 Western Australia Amanda Young Foundation Romancing The Stone 3 Lillian Road, Maida Vale
Contact Tom Hogg. All proceeds Amanda Young Foundation for Menningococcal Disease.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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
14-15 Queensland Buderim Garden Club Buderim Garden Festival 2017 9am - 4 pm daily. Buderim War
Memorial Hall Cnr Main and Church Sts, 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 for a Festival Flyer or visit our website.
14 New South Wales Yass Community Garden National Gardening Week Activity - Growing
Seedlings with Recycled Materials 19 Pritchett St, Yass Bring along some rubbish from your
kitchen (eg, meat trays, egg cartons, yoghurt containers, soft drink bottles) and we'll show you how
to use them to start seedlings for summer. Gold coin donation. Visit us on our Facebook or
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.
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!
19-20 New South Wales Quirindi & District Garden Club Bus Tour to Armidale visiting Saumarez Rose
Garden & Homestead, five other Armidale gardens and a nursery $215 covers accommodation,
coach, meal and entries. Itinerary and booking sheet available. Full payment by 21 September Ph
02 6747 1264 for all enquiries.
21 Tasmania Emu Valley Rhododendren Garden Burnie. Cherry Blossom Celebration. 10am-3pm.
Japanese inspired displays. See Website Facebook
21-22 Western Australia Amanda Young Garden Fete Cnr Margaret St & 1520 Mattison St, Southern
River 9am - 4pm both days. $5 Entry Tel: 08 9398 7275 All proceed to the Amanda Young
Foundation for Menningococcal Disease. See Website
21-22 New South Wales Bundanoon Garden Ramble. 8 Open Gardens. Tickets at Soldiers’ Memorial
Hall. $20 all gardens or $5 each. Website
21-22 South Australia. Rose Society of SA. Spring Rose Show. Burnside Community Centre,
Tusmore. Entry $5. Website
21-22 New South Wales. Iris Society of Australia, Iris Show. Community Hall, Great Western
H/way, Blackheath. Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm. Ph 02 4784 2727 E: email@example.com
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
22 New South Wales. Narrandera District Garden Club Open Gardens. Entry & map $15 (incl.
Devonshire tea) at Narrandera Park & ‘Berembed’ historic garden. 9am-2.30pm (viewing to dusk.)
Ph 02 6959 2228. E: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
29 South Australia Herb Society of South Australia Spring Salvia Sale, Fullarton Park Community
Centre,411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton, 8.30 am to noon
3-4 Tasmania. Hobart Horticultural Society Rose, Iris & Floral Art Show Hobart Town Hall, 50
Macquarie St. Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm. E: email@example.com
4 New South Wales. African Violet Association of Australia Annual Show Burwood RSL,
96 Shaftesbury Ave., Burwood. 10am-4pm. Entry $5. Ph 02 9427 5407
4-5 Victoria. Australian Pelargonium & Geranium Society Spring Show. Bellfield Community Centre.
Cnr. Oriel Rd & Banksia St., Ivanhoe. Sat 12noon-4pm, Sun 9.30am-4pm Entry $5.
Ph 03 9438 4080.
4-5 New South Wales. Millthorpe Garden Ramble. 10 Open Gardens. 10am-4.00pm. $25 all 10 or $5
each garden. Ph 0419 431 785 See Website
4-5 Victoria Ballarat Bonsai Society Ballarat Bonsai Exhibition Robert Clark Centre in the
Botanical Gardens at Lake Wendouree in Gillies street North, opposite the glass house.
Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 10am to 4pm Admission $ 4.00 kids free. Facebook
5 New South Wales Rutherglen & District Garden Club "Gardens Round the Glen", a garden
walkabout with at least 8 open gardens in Corowa, Wahgunyah and Rutherglen. The gardens will be
open from 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Information Centres in Rutherglen, Corowa and Yarrawonga, some
local businesses and from any of the gardens. A $10.00 fee will provide entry to all the gardens.
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
11-12 Australian Capital Territory Horticultural Society of Canberra Spring Exhibition & Rose Show.
Wesley Centre. National Circuit, Forrest. Sat 12noon-5pm, Sun 11.30am-3-45pm
11-12 Victoria National Rose Show & Championship. Mt Waverley, Melbourne. Sat 1-5pm, Sun
10am-4.30pm. Venue & other details Website or Show Manager – Jacinta Burke E:
18-19 Tasmania Longford Garden Club Longford Spring Flower Show Longford Town Hall. Sat 1.30pm,
Sun 10.30am. Entry $2. Ph 03 6391 2550
18-19 Queensland. International Cordyline Society Tropical Foliage Festival Cleveland Assembly Hall,
Smith Street, Cleveland. Sat 8am-3pm, Sun 9am-2pm. Entry $3. See website