The Society’s Regions and District Groups all hold a range of activities throughout the year. Activities include plant sales, wildflower exhibitions, tree and shrub plantings, bush regeneration days, garden visits, bushwalks and regular meetings.
The activities listed below are by no means a complete programme of all activities. They have been selected as being of particular interest to those who are not (yet?) Society members. They also include activities by other organisations.
Details of other Society activities can be obtained from the websites of the Society’s Regional Groups. Click on any Society logo to find out more.
Mt Evelyn, Melbourne
14th FJC Rogers Seminar 2022
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16
The theme of this seminar will be Fabulous Peas – Learn about Australian pea flowers, the fabulous plants of the Faboideae sub-family.
Hosted by Hosted by Australian Plants Society Maroondah.
Speakers from interstate and local will cover Identification, Propagation, Horticulture and Research. In addition there will be pea plants and books for sale, garden bus tour and Australian pea art exhibition.
Registration form is available at: https://apsvic.org.au/fjc-rogers-seminar-2022/
Native Plants Sale
Saturday 15; 8.30 am to 1.30 pm (or until sold out)
Location: Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross St, Southern Car Park.
An indicative list of plants that will be available at the sale can be downloaded from the ANPC website (approximately 3 weeks before the sale).
Native Plants Market + Enviro Day
Saturday 15; 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Rosewood Showgrounds, Railway Street, Rosewood
- Low prices direct from growers
- Tubestock to larger plants
- Free entry & expert advice
- Fantastic range for all gardens (water-wise plants, bush foods, bird/bee/butterfly-attracting plants, PLUS rare and unusual plants)
The event will also feature displays by Environmental Groups – Bushfood, Birds, Bats, Revegetation.
See the Native Plants Queensland web site for further details.
Growing Friends Spring Plant Sale
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23; 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive, Cranbourne.
Choose from a range of small and large plants including grasses, climbers, border-plants, groundcovers, bushes, trees and more, many of which you will find in the Australian Garden.
The Growing Friends propagate a great variety of Australian native plants from cuttings, divisions and seeds throughout the year with plant sale proceeds being contributed to selected projects for the Cranbourne Gardens.
Plant lists will be available on the Cranbourne Friends website a week before the sale.
Adelaide, South Australia
Spring Native Plants Sale
Saturday 29; 10 am to 4 pm
This sale is hosted by the Australian Plants Society.
Venue: Urrbrae Agricultural High School – follow the signs from Fullarton Road. Entrance; Gate A.
- Plant sales (all grown in South Australia)
- Free soil pH testing
- Advice on plant selection and growing native plants
Gold coin donation appreciated.
ANPSA BIennial Conference
30 September to 4 October
Refer the ‘Conference’ menu item for details.