APS Maroondah

8pm on the third Friday of the month (except December)

Venue: The Australian Unity Hall, 8 Main Street, Blackburn

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Upcoming events for Maroondah

Membership fees: Single $12 Family $12 + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.

President: Bruce Schroder   9728 1342
Secretary: Peter Rogers   0409 694 623

PO Box 33, Ringwood Vic 3134

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web-site: australianplantssoc.wixsite.com/maroondah

Edition Contents
Feb 20 Early Botanical Exploration in Australia – Jan talk by John Thompson; Growing Sturt’s Desert Pea; Jacksonia furcellata; Wollemi Pine – The Good News and the (old) Bad News
Nov 19 Phil Vaughan’s Oct talk: Spectacular plants from WA now becoming available; Another Perspective – grafting, light & drainage, Bruce Schroder; October Garden Visit – Marilyn and Geoff Bull Garden, Montrose; Eucalyptus polyanthemos ssp polyanthemos Red Box; Pretty Screen; Vale Enid Haskins; Stop Mowing and Grow Native; Environment Victoria and the Snapes; Your New Committee
Oct 19 Preview of Oct meeting with Phil Vaughan & the Bull garden visit in Montrose; review of Sep meeting: Eucalypts as Street Trees, Bruce Schroder; Vale Diana Snape & Joan Barrett; Creating a Habitat Garden; Sep garden visits: the Wominjeka (Welcome) Reconciliation garden, Glen Iris, Debbie and Michael’s garden and Eleanor’s garden
Sep 19 Preview of Sep meeting: Eucalypts as Street Trees, Bruce Schroder; preview of Wominjeka Reconciliation Sep Garden visit; Aug meeting review: Gardens for Wildlife by A B Bishop; Leionema coxii; Vale Silver Princess – improve drainage with an augur; review of visit to Pam’s Heathmont garden; the Maroondah Facebook page; Indigofera at Blackburn train station
Aug 19 Preview of Aug meeting: Habitat with AB Bishop; preview of Aug garden visit: Pam Yarra Garden, Heathmont; Visiting the top of Australia with Peter and Alison Rogers; review of July Garden Visit: Cameron Garden, Ringwood East; Olearia astroloba Marble Daisy-bush; Cranbourne Friends; Facebook for Maroondah Group; Vale Merv Hodge
Jun 19 Preview of Jun meeting: Mangroves with Robert King; preview of Jun garden visit: Wombolano Park; May meeting: Hakeas with Royce Raleigh; call for new committee members; Member Profile – Chris and Steve Fletcher; review of May Garden Visits; Gardens are always evolving by Pam Yarra
Mar 19 Preview of Mar meeting: A Macro Photographic Journey through Nature, Nick Monaghan; review of Feb Members’ Night: Ryno Oppermann on Aspalathus linearis, Debbie Jerkovic & using recycled timber, Michael Cook & his new native garden, Dallas Boulton & her involvement with APS, Sue Bendel & caring for wildlife, Bill Aitchison & his Kimberley Coast expedition, Geoff Lay & some of the weird and wonderful plants he has seen in his travels, Joe Wilson & special small trees, Tim Morrow on the rainfall of local suburbs, Peter Rogers on Pimelea decora, the Flinders Poppy; review of Doongalla Forest, Mt Dandenong; News from Ray and Eva’s Garden and Koala release
Feb 19 Preview of Feb garden visit; Eucalyptus lunata Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’; invitation to Maroondah Group hostng March APS Victoria Meeting; Swainsona formosa Sturt’s Desert Pea; Caladenia colorata Colourful Spider-orchid; Coronidium waddelliae; Member Profile Deb Jerkovic