GARDENING CLUBS

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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 hurrfiel@ihug.co.nz. Visit our website www.auckland.cssnz.org

SOUTH AUCKLAND ORCHID SOCIETY
Group meets first Tuesday every month. Contact Dot Batey,  Ph 09 266 8470.

ALBANY IRIS GROUP MEETS
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 email: marshwood@clear.net.nz 

NEW BROMELIAD GROUP
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.

MT ALBERT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
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.

ORCHID CLUB
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 PROGRAMMES
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.

INTERESTED IN IRISES
Join the Waikato Iris Group which meets on the first Wednesday of the month. Contact Dora 07 828 8977 or Mary 07 889 3638

ORCHIDS MEET
Howick Orchid Society meets at Howick Intermediate School Hall the second Sunday each month, 1.30pm. Ph 576 6303.

INTERESTED IN CLIVIAS
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.

JOIN SUBTROPICALS
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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THIS ISSUE
12 - 25 April 2007

MELBOURNE ON SHOW
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 their creativity.

MOUNTSIDE'S MAGIC
Artifice and ingenuity characterise this paradise under Mt Taranaki. Ben May is enthralled by its diverse influences and abundant plant life.

LATE SEASON SPLASH
Pamela McGeorge is enjoying a colour explosion in her Wanaka garden.

OFF THE WALL
Floral designer Adrienne Patterson creates a living picture using an artist's canvas and a single bunch of flowers.

WHAT'S IN THE SHOPS?
Our regular garden centre guide. We visit Garden Lane Plant World and Nursery in Marton.

HAVE A HOME ORCHARD
The first of expert John Dean's two-part introduction to growing your own pip and stone fruit.

SPOTLIGHT ON SPINACH
Tips on growing this cool-season staple.

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