Our Monthly Gardening Programme

For the Everyday Gardener

When & Where

Held twice a month starting with the first Monday evening of the month
7pm-9pm followed by the Tuesday morning
9.45am – 11.45am

The KIOSK
Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Members: $5.00
non-members: $10.00
Tea, coffee and biscuits included


AAG 2019

APRIL
Monday 1 | Tuesday 2

MAY
Monday 6 | Tuesday 7

JUNE
Monday 3 | Tuesday 4

JULY
Monday 1 | Tuesday 2

AUGUST
Monday 5 | Tuesday 6

SEPTEMBER
Monday 2 | Tuesday 3

OCTOBER
Monday 7 | Tuesday 8

NOVEMBER
Monday 4 | Tuesday 5

DECEMBER
Monday 2 | Tuesday 3

Don’t forget you can find a copy of Michael Coulter’s Monthly Tips & Tasks here


All About Gardening is held at The Kiosk in the Christchurch Botanic gardens. It runs on the first Monday evening and Tuesday morning of the month.


MAY

Monday 6th 7pm & Tuesday 7th 9.45am

David Brittain – Technical Support Manager, Kiwicare – Innovating pest control and garden care solutions to help you live with nature.

David will cover  the background and history of Kiwicare and their garden brands. Kiwicare develops and manufactures garden care products to help prevent and solve problems in your home and garden. Recent developments include the new Gro-Sure Houseplant range of potting mix, fertilisers, watering indicator, misting and foliar feed for indoor plants. He will also talk about he Kiwicare problem solver, website, Facebook and Instagram presence and how this can provide ongoing help to gardeners and provides Kiwicare with important insights into trends.
Time permitting there will be a Q&A session afterwards.

Also in the programme, Gardening Half Hour.

The KIOSK

 


JUNE

Monday 6th 7pm & Tuesday 7th 9.45am

Speaker to be confirmed


JULY

Monday 1st 7pm & Tuesday 2nd 9.45am

Jane Lancaster from Catalyst Ltd joins us to talk about Food labelling and regulation: what do consumers look for, what is reasonable to deliver and what are the trends.

Jane is a founding partner of Catalyst Ltd. Jane has 30 years’ experience in innovation in the food and agriculture industry. She has experience with primary food production and processing; food safety, food regulations and food exporting; and biotechnology, extracts and nutraceuticals.

Jane is currently a Board member on Food Standards Australia New Zealand, and High Value Nutrition National Science Challenge and is a chartered member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

Her education was at Canterbury University (B.Sc. Hons 1st class) and she is a professional member of New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology. Jane was made a Member of the NZ Order of Merit (MNZM) in 2006 for services to commercialising innovation.

The KIOSK


 

 

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