Programme for 2018 & Garden Visits

Rhododendron bibiani
Rhododendron ririei August
facetum at Tannock Glen
Rhododendron facetum - Tannock Glen
Heaton Rutland hybrid at Fitchett garden
Heaton Rutland hybrid - Fitchett garden
PROGRAMME FOR 2018
 
Monthly Meetings (Talks)
Evening meetings start sharp at 7.30pm and conclude with supper.
Venue
St Peter's Anglican Church Hall – corner of Hillside Road and Baker Street.  Enter from Baker Street.
 
Tuesday 27 February
The Plant List - a discussion about the plants able to be purchased from the list by members this year.
Wednesday 8 April
“Gardens in Europe and America“ - Margaret Scott of Dunedin
Wednesday 16 May
“A love affair with Leptospermum (Manuka in NZ)“ - Warwick Harris of Dunedin
Wednesday 20 June
“Eco sanctuaries and their roles“ - Colin Campbell-Hunt of Dunedin
Sunday 22 July
Luncheon at noon, cost to be advised, with complementary glass of wine or juice, followed by a talk “Crossing the Rubicon - The Recording of New Zealand Hybrid Rhododendrons“ by Kathryn Millar of Leeston. Those attending need to advise numbers (for catering) by phoning Mark on (03) 4779642 by Sunday 15 July.
Wednesday 15 August
“Historic Rhododendron Gardens in New Zealand and their conservation“ - Graham Smith of New Plymouth
Wednesday 19 September
Annual General Meeting - followed by - “Crossing the Chinese Shans - A Botanical Adventure“ by Peter Cooke and Anna Moore of Dunedin.
A bring and buy plant sale will follow.
Wednesday 17 October
Members bring and talk about plants that they are passionate about at this time of the year.

 
COUNTRY MEMBERS WEEKEND
Spring garden visits around the Harbour
 
Saturday 6 October

1.30 pm - Linda Hellyer and Craig South.
22 Corsall Street (Off Cleghorn Street)

2.15pm - Christine Cooper and Ian Smith
21 Cleghorn Street (off North Road top of North East Valley)

3.20pm - Lady Thorn Dell
Church Street, Port Chalmers

4.00pm - Paul and Sheryl Hudson
64 Harbour Terrace Careys Bay

Sunday 7 October

10.00am - Anna Moore and Peter Cooke.
Hereweka Gardens - 10 Hoopers Inlet Road, Portobello, Otago Peninsula.

11.45am - Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens,
430 Portobello Road. Otago Peninsula.

Sunday 11 November
Late Spring

1.30pm - Karen and Graham Cousins
29 Mure Street, Mosgiel

2.30pm - Carolyn and Evan Matheson
13 Wavy Knowes Drive, Waldronville

3.30pm - Lynn and Philip Dunn
4 Ronay Street (off Glenelg Street), Bradford, Dunedin.

GARDEN VISITS
 
Sunday 22 April
Autumn in Maniototo
1.00pm - Jane Falconer - "Clachanburn"
A garden of National Significance.
316 Puketoi Runs Road, Patearoa, Ranfurly. Entry fee $8.00
 
Saturday 15 Septemeber
Early Spring
1.30 pm
- Selwyn College Garden and Beyond With Judy Ringland-Stewart
560 Castle Street, Dunedin North
Followed by: Tannoch Glen, Torridon Street, beside SPCA, (off Warden Street), Opoho.
 
Saturday 21 April & Saturday 22 September
TANNOCK GLEN WORKING BEES
9am to noon-morning tea at 10.30am
There are also informal working bees on the second Monday of each month. Tannock Glen is open at all times at no charge to members and is worth a visit at any time of the year.