Fruit & Vege Deliveries

Blog, Fruit & Vegetables, News & Events, Uncategorized

Home deliveries There are still a few options for getting your fruit and vegetables delivered in Christchurch – without the wait times of the big supermarket chains. We’ve come across a few that might appeal to our members. If you hear of any, or would like to share your experiences do let us know so … Read More

Why be a Kiosk Volunteer

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My friend Joan Leary and I have been Kiosk volunteers since the inception. Most people are rostered on once a month but we come every second Monday and we really look forward to It. We are on the morning shift from 10am-1pm and the time goes really fast. We see the seasons gradually change as … Read More

Sign up for SMS reminders

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Like to keep up to date with what’s happening with CHS events?

It’s easy!

Simply sign up with your mobile number to receive SMS alerts to all AAG sessions, workshops and events.

Txt CHS followed by your name to the number: 226 and you’ll be added to our list (you can also email us or add your details to the form available at AAG). If you find you’re getting to many reminders, then just reply with the word STOP and you’ll be automatically taken off the list.


News & Events

Purchase now and your CHS membership will be valid right through until the end of December 2020. $50 single / $75 double!

All About Gardening

News & Events

Our Flagship Gardening Programme.
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
CHS Members: $5, non-members: $10
Tea, coffee and biscuits included. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST PROGRAMME

Latest Podcasts & Radio Stories

News, News & Events

Listen to the latest podcast of “Green Thumbs in Canterbury – Out & About with the Canterbury Horticultural Society”
CHS Vice President Ray King along with Annette Hill chat live on Plains FM 96.9 on the second Monday of every month 9 – 9.30am for Canterbury through the Seasons.

Orchards in Schools – Progress Report

News & Events

In 2015 and 2016 the Orchards in Schools programme planted orchards in 11 schools. This year they are well advanced in their planning to add orchards in another five schools, including Haeata, Isleworth School, Fendalton School and Elmwood School. Image: Rawhiti Primary school students enjoy the fruits of their labour

Summer Garden Award Winners 2017

News & Events, Uncategorized

Congratulations to all our participants this year. Especially to Carol and Ray Skinner for winning the Premier Garden Award and to Dr Vicki Fowler & Bernie Smulders whose garden pictured here won Gold. CLICK HERE for all the results