APS Geelong

Meets at 7.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month, March to November.

Venue: The Ballroom – Hamlyn Park, 1 Carey St, Hamlyn Heights.

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Upcoming events for Geelong (refer also to Geelong website)

Membership fees: Single $15 Family $20 + $15 if Group newsletter sent by post instead of email + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.
2019-20 Membership Form.

President: Bruce McGinness   5278 8827
Secretary: Peter Nuzum

PO Box 2012, Geelong Vic 3220

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web-site: http://www.apsgeelong.org

Also refer to Geelong website

Edition Contents
Sep 19 President’s report on changes to committee; Pandorea ‘Theodore’; photo competition results; Eucalyptus leucoxylon Yellow Gum; Grevillea lavandulacea x G. alpina ‘Jelly Baby’; ‘Beating Around the Bush’ online magazine
Aug 19 review of Jul meeting: Nicole Leach – ‘Bush Foods’; Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘Seton’s Form’
Jul 19 review of Jun meeting: Matt Leach – ‘Victorian Banksias’; Hakea clavata; the first Australians tour: Geelong Botanic Gardens Saturday Jun 15th; Plant Extinction Crisis?
Jun 19 review of May meeting: Roger Wileman on ‘Carnivorous Plants’; Eremophila fraseri x Eremophila cuneifolia; Garden Design Study Group Newsletter 107 (May 2019); Grevillea ‘Sylvia’
May 19 review of Apr meeting: Dr. Dean Nicolle focusing on 20 species of ornamental eucalypts; Hakea drupacea sweet scented hakea; review of annual plant sale; First Australians Tour: Jun walk in botanical gardens; Fun with Water Plants
Apr 19 review of Mar meeting: Maria Hitchcock on Correas; Grevillea Peaches’n’Cream; preview of Apr meeting: Dr. Dean Nicolle on Eucalypts; Grevillea Makinsonii; request for all to help set up before and clean up after meetings; Name Games – Latin endings; Eucalyptus scoparia Wallangarra White Gum
Mar 19 Eucalyptus lansdoweneana; bus trip to Falls Creek; Kennedia prostrata Running Postman; Eremophila mackinlayi; Eucalyptus grandis Flooded Gum
Dec 18 Dryandras in the Garden by Tony Cavanagh; Eucalyptus burracoppinensis Burracoppin Mallee; Oct visit to Doug McKenzie’s garden at Ocean Grove
Nov 18 preview of Nov meeting – “All about moths”, with Cathy Powers; on the table – Chamelaucium uncinatum, Verticordia grandis, Melaleuca citrina, M. phoenecia, Prostanthera ovalifolia & P. serpyllifolia; P. magnifica; Pimelea spectabilis; Hypocalimna angustifolium; plant of the month Melaleuca scabra; review of Scheelings’ and Foster’s Garden visits; 2017 South Australia Trip, Part II – Matt Leach; review of Pomonal Oct Flower Show; “A Garden in Wallington”; proposed alpine trip next Feb
Oct 18 review of Sep meeting – Jan Juc Creek Revegetation; on the table – Thomasia purpurea, Grevillea juniperina, Melaleuca megacephala, Eremophila miribilis, Olearia pimelioides & O. phlogopappa; plant of the month Chamelaucium uncinatum Geraldton Wax; review of Kevin Hoffman Walk and Baars Garden visits; Weeds in the Garden Pt 3 – Phil Royce; Erythroxylum australe Native Cocaine Bush; 2017 South Australia Trip – Matt Leach; new orchid species – a Corybas, or Helmet-orchid; review of Grampians weekend 30th Aug – 2nd Sep; Banksia solandri
Sep 18 Our floral emblem – Grevillea rosmarinifolia ‘Lara Form’; Alpine plants – Frank Scheelings; Hakea grammatophylla; Weeds in the Garden Pt 2 – Phil Royce; Lake King, WA – Roger Wileman; Myrtle Rust
Aug 18 AGM reports; Grevillea ‘Lassiter’s Gold’; Lechenaltias; Photo Competition report; Hakea lehmanniana; Weeds in the Garden Pt 1 – Phil Royce; Proposed alpine trip