Workshops & Events to take place with limited numbers, mask use and social distancing.

Horticulture at Home

Grow your garden confidence in our HortSkills intro course

Tuesday evenings in November 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Six sessions to kick start your passion for horticulture in a practical and theory based course.
Tuesday evenings in November and Saturday planting practical on 20 November at Richmond Community Gardens.

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Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop

The perfect eco Christmas gift!

Thursday 4 November 6.30 – 9pm
at The Kiosk Thursday

In this beginner class participants will learn how to make two plant hangers for trailing plants.
All materials included.

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Macramé Wall Hanging Plant Holder

Summer crafting at The Kiosk

Thursday 18 November 6.30 – 9pm
at The Kiosk

We hope you can join us for this intermediate Macramé class. There’ll be music, laughter and all you need to know to craft a wall hanging plant holder!
$40 ($50 non-members)

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Growing Hydroponically

An informative talk on home hydroponics with Kane McNeill

Thursday 25 November 7 – 8.30pm
at The Kiosk

Kane McNeill grew up around hydroponics and began working in the family business when still a youngster. His passion has grown with him and to this day he loves problem solving different hydroponics issues, from water quality to a whole host of other environmental factors. 

$5 ($10 non-members)

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2021 Membership

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 for as little as $20


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 the Facebook event listings opposite for what we have coming up or pop in for a chat or some gardening advice anytime.

Contact us by telephone (03) 366 6937

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