Guided tours of the lower Dunedin Botanic Garden are held at
10.45am on days when a cruise ship is expected in Dunedin.
Occasionally if a ship cancels its visit the morning tours
will also be cancelled. Phone 471-9275 to check.
Tours this week: tomorrow 10.45am and 2.30pm; Sunday 2.30pm;
Tuesday 10.45am; Thursday 10.45am. Cost $7.
Otago Daffodil Club
meets Janet Cameron Lounge, Shand St, Green Island, at
7.30pm. Twin scaling exercise. Speaker: Daphne Macfarlane
''Horticulture in my life''. All welcome. Inquiries to Bev
489-8204 or Ron 489-5261.
Dunedin Vegetable Growers
Club, meets at St Clair Women's Club, 47 Albert St, St
Clair. Invited speaker Pia Dickhaut on planting by the moon.
Club talk, tomatoes. Competition, personal best vegetable
(from previous non-winners). Seed swapping/sharing and sales
table. For more information contact Margaret at 489-2030 or
Carol at 454-4625.
Cromwell Garden Club
visits three local gardens. Meet St John rooms to car pool at
6.30pm. Supper at rooms following. Inquiries Jean Mackenzie,
Garden Lovers Club
meets at 1pm. Bus trip to Wal's Plant Land and Topiary Café,
Mosgiel. Inquiries to Pam on 488-2285.
Dunedin Gardening Club
meets in the Church of Christ hall, cnr Filleul and St Andrew
Sts, 7.30pm. Speaker Yolanda Vanheezik on biodiversity in
your backyard. Monthly competitions, Rogers Rose Bowl and
spontaneous flower, hydrangea. Inquiries to Midge 488-2796.
Fairfield Garden Club
monthly meeting, Fairfield Community Hall, 7.30pm. Speaker:
Olwen Smith, on British garden allotments. Competition: rose,
herb basket. Sales table and supper. New members welcome.
Outram Garden Club
flower show, church hall, Holyhead St, Outram. 2pm. Gold coin
entry. Raffles and trading tables. Afternoon tea $2.
Blueskin Garden Club
meets at 11am at the Russell Rd entrance to the old Seacliff
Hospital buildings for tour. All welcome. Bring your own
lunch and a cup. Hot drinks provided. Inquiries to 482-2896
Waihola garden tour,
six gardens, register at Waihola Church 1.30pm. Competition:
Bring one rose bloom, own container. $10 donation includes
afternoon tea. Tokomairiro Church Restoration Fundraiser.
Further information, 417 8291.
Sawyers Bay Garden
Club meets at the Emmanuel Church hall, Station Rd,
Sawyers Bay, at 7.15pm. Mini flower show and Sweet Pea Cup
contest. Hall open from 6.30pm for staging of entries. Bring
favourite or most used garden implement.
Outram Garden Club,
visit to Taieri Historical Park, members to meet at the hall
workshop, Harvest Community Gardens, Gorge Rd,
Queenstown, 6pm-8pm. Learn how to grow hardy winter greens
and vegetables from Dr Compost. Techniques to beat Jack Frost
and tips on prepping your garden for spring. Gold coin
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