The CHS is indebted to Kate Spackman who accepted the challenge of organising and managing the KidsZone stand at this year’s Ellerslie Show. Kate has been supported by a planning team involving Daggi Goeke, Dave Adams, Colin Meurk, Annie Martis, Bryce Morrison, Chris Macann, Jenny Houliston, Joanne Doak and CHS Board members Alan Jolliffe, Annette Hill and … Read More
Misty Mountains & Doubtful Sound Cruise 7 – 13 April 2014
Highlights: Maple Glen, a spectacular private garden featuring plants and colour of autumn; Overnight Cruise – see nature at its best. Last few spaces left, book now!
Look Learn & Enjoy Tour 10am – 2.30pm Thursday 20 February 2014 Half day tour visiting two stunning and very different private gardens including Dalkeith and The Grange. Finishing the day at Texture Plants. Costs $20 pp (car pool $3 payable to driver) 9.30am departure from the CBS Arena Jack Hinton Dr Morning tea provided … Read More
Recognising Edible Gardens in the Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Area Nominations close Friday 21 February 2014 Growing food is good for so many reasons. The produce is cheap, nutritious and delicious. Gardening is good exercise out in the fresh air, and when we are successful we enjoy great satisfaction. Not having to drive into town to buy food trucked or flown … Read More
RECOGNISING SUSTAINABLE EDIBLE GARDENS IN THE SHIRLEY/PAPANUI WARD
Nominations close 5pm Friday 21 February 2014
In partnership with the Canterbury Horticultural Society, the Sustainable Edible Garden Awards within the Shirley/Papanui ward is a wonderful way to acknowledge and celebrate those local residents, schools and communities who are passionate about their gardens and their bountiful harvests.
Congratulations to all our 2013 Winners! SPRING GARDEN AWARDS 2013 HOME GARDENS BY CLASS Class 1 McMillan Brown Challenge Trophy Winner 4 Star Garden Peter and Jane Reed, 58 Coolspring Way, Redwood, Christchurch Class 2 Lindsay Russell Challenge Rose Bowl Winner 4 Star Plus Garden Janet and Brian Lovelock, 32 Applefield Court, Northwood, Christchurch Certificate … Read More
ROMANCE OF THE ROSE – 3 Day Shortbreak
Roses, Roses and more roses!
Open Gardens, Market Day, Floral Design Displays and much more
An Evening of Garden Inspiration! How-to Workshops, Gardener’s Q&A and 20% off All Purchases 5-8pm Thursday 10 October 2012 Oderings Stourbridge Street 20% off everything at Oderings one time only for Canterbury Horticultural Society Members No registration required – turn up on the night with your membership card. No card – no entry limited parking … Read More
[notice]THIS TOUR HAS NOW SOLD OUT[/notice] Hunters House & Garden Rangiora Wednesday 20 November 2013 DEMONSTRATION – How to prune perennials Vote for your Top 5 Perennials VISIT Behind the Hedge – Sue Petersen’s Garden -Growers of rare and unusual Perennials & Alpines Plants, Asparagus & Free Range Eggs for sale on the day DEMONSTRATION – … Read More
Entries close: Wednesday 2 October 2013 Judging: Monday 7 October 2013 Entries may be lodged at any time up to the closing date with the Society’s office. Download the 2013 Spring Garden Awards Entry Form GENERAL INFORMATION One of the principle objectives of the Canterbury Horticultural Society is to assist home gardeners. With this end … Read More