Monthly Tips & Tasks – June

Monthly Tips & Tasks

In May we are well into Autumn and Winter is about to start. This means that we will slow down on what we need to do around the garden.

Most of the work involves general maintenance and cleaning up, in and around the garden by removing weeds, crop residues, lifting Summer perennials and bulbs and preparing ground for new plantings later in the Spring.

Winter Speaker Series 2018

Courses, Winter Speaker Series

Four highly qualified and experienced speakers will present this series of stimulating talks culminating in the M J Barnett Memorial Lecture on Thursday 16 August 2018.
Venue is the Harcourts Grenadier Auction Rooms, 98 Moorhouse Ave. Talks start promptly at 7pm.

Zimbabwe Orphanage Garden

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Beth Goodwin (CHS Member) and recent All About Gardening guest speaker is helping establish this potentially sizeable garden (4 acres). The CHS is looking for someone to drive this worthwhile project for Beth. The project requires a one-off contribution initially, then ongoing funding for diesel fuel to pump water from a nearby river to the … Read More

Spreydon-Cashmere Results 2018

Edible Garden Awards

Congratulations to everyone from Spreydon and Cashmere who participated in the first Edible Garden Awards for that CCC ward. Those who gained special recognition include: Murray & Trish Dunbar Special Award for Outstanding Yield Karen Whitla   Special Award for Use of Rain Water Christchurch South Intermediate School Special Award for Sustainability Melanie Galbraith Special … Read More

Autumn Show Write up

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Rachel Vogan & Sandi MacRae, CHS Board & Autumn Garden Show And what a show it was, with three days of superb weather and the best possible venue in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the CHS can be very proud of this year’s event. A record number of people attended, with numbers exceeding 14,000, our target … Read More

Monthly Tips & Tasks – May

Autumn Gardening, Fruit & Vegetables, Lawns, Monthly Tips & Tasks, New Zealand Natives, Plant Forum, The Flower Garden

In May we are well into Autumn and Winter is about to start. This means that we will slow down on what we need to do around the garden.

Most of the work involves general maintenance and cleaning up, in and around the garden by removing weeds, crop residues, lifting Summer perennials and bulbs and preparing ground for new plantings later in the Spring.