June has been a very frustrating month in the garden with little sun and plenty of rain and drizzle. Because of these conditions I have done little in the outside garden but have spent time in the greenhouses doing maintenance and sorting out plants that are past their best. This weather pattern looks as though […]
Project Funders for 2017/18
All About Gardening
All About Gardening is a two hour programme of information, speakers, gardening tips and fun. Held twice a month starting with the first Monday evening of the month 7pm-9pm followed by the Tuesday morning 9.45am – 11.45am. $2 members, $5 non-members, Christchurch Bridge Club, 21 Nova Place.
The Society’s comprehensive membership programme includes garden awards, education courses, touring programmes, walking groups and loads of advice for gardeners. We also have over fifty Garden Clubs and many affiliated groups. Join today
Once again Oderings Garden Centre are generously hosting a special “one off” evening for CHS members where everything except items already discounted will be reduced by 20% *T&C’s apply. Stock up on the essentials or treat yourself to some new tools. And don’t forget the plants – Indoor, outdoor, roses, shrubs, bedding, even trees. And there […]
Our Monarch Butterfly is under threat and this National Gardening Week Kiwis are being called upon to plant butterfly friendly plants to help save the caterpillars when they hatch in Spring and Summer, and provide nectar for butterflies. Last year saw a national shortage of Swan plants, the main diet of Monarch caterpillars, causing a […]
HALF YEAR RATES NOW APPLY! Half-year rates are now available $25 for a single and $30 Double Membership valid until end of December 2018.