Botanical Photography

Tame your camera and release your creative talent!

Thursday 10 February 7 – 9pm
at The Kiosk

This 2 hour workshop will introduce participants to photographing flowers and plants in interesting and creative ways, considering both narrative and the practicalities of macro photography. Camera type is not important so come along with your phone or a DSLR.

Horticulture at Home

Grow your garden confidence this Autumn.

Thursday Evenings 7-9pm17 February – 17 March 2022
The Kiosk and Richmond Community Gardens

Join us for the second instalment in our Horticulture at Home course. Running over five weeks this six session course is a follow on from our November Spring course. Suitable for previous students or gardeners looking to improve their horticultural knowledge and confidence.

Floristry Foundations

Discover your passion for flowers in a beginner floristry course

12.30-2.30pm Mondays – 21 February to 28 March 2022
at The Kiosk

This six week course presented by Canterbury Horticultural Society is the perfect place to launch your floral creativity. Providing the skills and knowledge needed to improve your techniques, and explore contemporary design. Suitable for future florists, designers or creative amateurs keen on floral art.

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2022 Membership now available

Members receive up to 20% off all courses and workshops and some amazing discounts from local retailers. We also have over 40 Garden Clubs and many affiliated groups to join.

Purchase a CHS membership from $50


Canterbury Horticultural Society is located in The Kiosk in the heart of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens (see a map).
Our Summer hours are 10am-3pm 7 days a week.

Check our Facebook page opposite for events and notices about what's coming up, or pop in for a chat or some gardening advice anytime.

Contact us by telephone (03) 366 6937

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