We will list your New
Zealand garden group for free in the classified section of Weekend
Gardener Magazine and on our website. Email
details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CACTI & SUCCULENTS
The Auckand Branch of CSSNZ Inc. meets on the 3rd Thursday of each
month except December. Visitors very welcome. Large sales table. Display
Plants. Monthly Newsletter and Quarterly Journal. Contact Graeme (09) 520 3442, email
email@example.com. Visit our website
AUCKLAND ORCHID SOCIETY
Group meets first Tuesday every month. Contact Dot Batey, Ph 09 266
Albany Iris Group of the N.Z Iris Society, Inc. meets 10am on the second
Tuesday of the month at members' homes. Contact Jeanette 09 415 1964, or
A bromeliad group in Northland meets on the second Sunday of each month
for discussions on bromeliads, raffles and plant sales. For further
information, phone the secretary, 09 407 9183.
Meets at 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs, on the first Tuesday in the
month at 7.30pm. A general gardening club with speakers, competitions,
garden visits. Ph June, 09 846 7915 or Gloria 09 834 7669.
The Auckland Orchid Club has its meetings on the first Tuesday every
month. Come along and join us. We have a guest speaker at our meetings.
Contact Bev (09) 412 2991 or Mary (09) 834 6989.
UNITEC offers a range of programmes designed for people wanting to work in
the horticulture industry. Short courses for the hobbyist are also
available. Call Marion Mason on 09 815 4321 ext 7274 to find out more.
Join the Waikato Iris Group which meets on the first Wednesday of the
month. Contact Dora 07 828 8977 or Mary 07 889 3638
Howick Orchid Society meets at Howick Intermediate School Hall the second
Sunday each month, 1.30pm. Ph 576 6303.
Special hybrids, many colours. Join the NZ Clivia Club. Ph secretary Di
Smith 09 634 6807.
PALM & CYCAD
SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND
Meets the first Tuesday of each month except January.
The society arranges field trips and has a seed bank,library and a quarterly magazine. Ph 09 296 7699; PO Box 3871, Auckland.
Send your cheque for $35 for NZ membership to: Subtropicals, PO Box 91
728, Auckland 1030. Australian membership NZ$43; other countries NZ$45.
Includes society magazine.
LITTLE GARDEN CLUB
Mail-order catalogues, monthly newsletter, info on tours, shows and
heaps more relating to the world of gardening every month. For only $15 a
year. To join please phone/write to:
LITTLE GARDEN CLUB, 51 East St, Feilding. Cell 027 353 0035.
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12 - 25 April 2007
At the recent Melbourne Internation Flower & Garden
Show Aussie designers came up with a raft of gardens aiming to enhance the
quality of outdoor living. Editor Jane Wrigglesworth was there to soak up
Artifice and ingenuity characterise this paradise under Mt
Taranaki. Ben May is enthralled by its diverse influences and abundant
Pamela McGeorge is enjoying a colour explosion in her Wanaka garden.
Floral designer Adrienne Patterson creates a living picture using an
artist's canvas and a single bunch of flowers.
IN THE SHOPS?
Our regular garden centre guide. We visit Garden
Lane Plant World and Nursery in Marton.
A HOME ORCHARD
The first of expert John Dean's two-part introduction to growing your own
pip and stone fruit.
Tips on growing this cool-season staple.