Meets at 8pm on the first Tuesday of the month (except Cup Day and January).
Visitors are always very welcome.
Venue: Hughesdale Community Centre, Cnr Poath and Kangaroo Rds, Hughesdale. Google map link
Membership fees: Single $10, Household $15 + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.
Membership subscription details can be found in the July newsletter.
Leader: John Thompson 9598 6982
Secretary: Helen Appleby 0419 310 849
PO Box 8835, Armadale Vic 3143
|Mar 20||Feb meeting report: Bill Aitcheson on “Small Wattles for your Garden”; Acacia sertiformis|
|Feb 20||Report on Dec meeting: ‘Clear the Decks’ sale & member presentations; Myoporum floribundum Slender Myoporum|
|Dec 19||Christmas Break-up & “Clear-the-decks” Sale; Nov outing to Kuranga|
|Nov 19||Review of John Arnott on “Care for the Rare”; Brachychiton ormeau Ormeau Bottle Tree; Spines & Cyanide – Hakea protection|
|Oct 19||Preview of next meeting: John Arnott on “Care for the Rare”; review of Sep with Mike Beamish on The Pilbara; Correa reflexa; APS Vic COMM & AGM; Winners of the 2019 Australian Native Plant Awards|
|Sep 19||Preview of next meeting: Mike Beamish on The Pilbara; review of Aug meeting: Neil Humphries on “Australian Native Essential Oils”; Eucalyptus formanii Forman’s Mallee, Die Hardy Mallee|
|Aug 19||Preview of next meeting: Neil Humphreys on Australian native essential oils; review of AGM & July meeting; Ph – What is it and is it important to the home gardener?; Thysanotus tuberosus Common Fringe Lily; Leader’s, Secretary’s & Treasurer’s Annual Reports|
|Jul 19||Notice of AGM; Soil-testing kit; June meeting: Chris Larkin and Janet Hodgkiss on Pruning Australian Natives; Hakea cristata Snail Hakea; Australian Indoor Plants|
|Jun 19||May meeting: Christine Huf on plants & soil in forensics; Adenanthos ileticos Club-leaf Adenanthos|
|May 19||preview of May talk by Christine Huf on Forensics in the Garden; review of Apr meeting: John Thompson on “Correas and their “Rellies”; Ptilotus manglesii Rose Tipped Mulla Mulla; APS Vic Neutrog arrangement|
|Apr 19||review of Mar talk by Marj Seaton on Arnhem Land; Buckinghamia celsissima Ivory Curl Tree|
|Mar 19||review of Feb talk “What Fungi do in Ecosystems” by Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher; growing cuttings of Goodeneaceae|
from cuttings; Scaevola aemula Fairy Fan-flower
|Feb 19||Babingtonia camphorosmae Camphor Myrtle; ANPSA Conference in Albany: preview of tours|
|Dec 18||review of Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens Nov excursion; Bush Walk nursery for sale|
|Nov 18||review of Cathy Powers’ Oct talk on Grasslands – a disappearing habitat; Thomasia triphylla|
|Oct 18||2019 calendar available; review of Mike Beamish’s Sep talk on the Kimberley; Eucalyptus rhodantha Rose Mallee; The Chemical Nutrition of Plants – Ted Symes|
|Sep 18||review of Aug AGM and photo competition and slides; Grevillea rosmarinifolia Rosemary Grevillea; reports from the AGM|
|Aug 18||preview of Aug AGM and agenda; review of July talk by Dr Greg Moore on The Evolution of Plants: ”How Brilliant are Plants”; Sustainability in Glen Eira; Hakea cristata Snail Hakea; Bees need food; Memberships due|
|Jul 18||Preview of July meeting: Greg Moore on Arboriculture; review of John Thompson’s June meeting talk on Cranbourne Friends’ Wildflower Tour of WA 2017; Correa pulchella Mackay ex Sweet; advance notice of August AGM and position nomination form|
|May 18||Calendar/photo competition; Cranbourne Garden ambassadors; call for Goodeniaceae photos for FJC Rogers Seminar; Stenocarpus sinuatus Firewheel Tree|
|Apr 18||Photo competition; review of Mike Beamish’s talk on “The Top End”; Lambertia uniflora|
|Mar 18||Cranbourne Gardens’ Nuytsia tree; review of Anne Langmaid’s talk about Eremophilas; Thomasia solanacea|