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
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
CHS Members: $5, non-members: $10
Tea, coffee and biscuits included. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST PROGRAMME
7pm Wednesday 12 June
Canterbury Horticultural Centre PC Browne Room
Enter in teams or make up a team on the night. Entry forms available from the CHS Office
It is said that you use 680Kj of energy when you laugh for 15 minutes. You stand to use 1300Kj on the night!
Which Team, Club or Society can topple the current Champions?
MARCH ALL ABOUT GARDENING With Michael Coulter ‘Autumn has come a bit early’, said Michael. Rainfall has been above average BUT sunshine hours are about 45 hours below average. Temperatures have been between 18 and 22 degrees. ‘Things have been growing pretty well considering the imposed water restrictions’ ‘Now is harvesting time and time to … Read More
Wellington, Wairarapa & Waikanae – A Tour with a Difference! HOUSE GARDENS & HIGH TEA 6 Day Longer Break 17 – 22 March 2012
Although atrocious weather conditions greeted the White Heron tour group in Whataroa, spirits could not be dampened! A quick shuffle of the programme due to river flooding meant we started the tour with the stunning Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers where we were delighted to see the green orchid in flower. By day two the … Read More
There is a small cafe/health food store in Kumeu called The Green Grocer. They make a divine Rhubarb Cake. Ingredients 125g butter 1 ½ cups lightly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups plain flour 1 tspn baking soda 1 cup sour cream 2 cups diced rhubarb Streusel Topping ingredients 1/4 cup sugar … Read More