We have now had some good frosts that have cut back many plants in the garden so it is a good idea to lift some of them to overwinter. Plants that benefit are dahlias, begonias (tuberous and fibrous types) and some perennials.The pruning of fruit trees and roses may now be completed and they can […]
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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. $5 members, $10 non-members, The KIOSK, Christchurch Botanic Gardens
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
This beautiful Autumn golden deciduous tree is the one remaining species of the Ginkgoaceae family and was around before the dinosaurs, when there were ferns but no true flowering plants. Charles Darwin referred to it as “A living fossil”.
Wednesday 11 September 10am-12pm – Many of the common weeds in our gardens are tasty and highly nutritious, some are highly nutritious and not tasty and some should not be eaten at all. If you would like to know more about identifying good weeds to eat and what to do with them, then this is […]
Designed for home gardeners or those in the trade needing to up skill their knowledge. A five-week practical and theory based course in which participants will learn the basics of horticulture. :: Wednesdays 5.30 – 7.30pm June 5 – July 3 2019 :: Includes 1 practical session on Saturday 15 June 9am-1pm. Registrations extended to midday […]