Meets on the 4th Thursday at 7pm, February – November, unless otherwise advised.
Venue: Masonic Lodge, 101 Appin Street, Wangaratta Google map link
Members are encouraged to bring along exhibits for the specimen table, which is a regular feature of each meeting.
Membership fees: $12 Family $14 + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.
The 2020 membership form can be found in the May newsletter.
President: John van Riet (03) 5725 7207
Secretary: Alison Earp (03) 5729 7518
21 Frascas Lane, Myrrhee VIC 3732
|Jun 21||The APS Vic June Zoom meeting; May meeting: “What is that Local Plant?”; Get to know your Committee – Rosemary Buchanan; May meeting: Mt Augustus National Park; Dragon Tree Soak Nature Reserve; Dry soil? – Don’t Despair; MIFGS displays; Backyard Conservaton; Weedy Acacias; “Blairbush” – My Garden; Neutrog ordering procedure; “Haemodorum is red all over”|
|May 21||March meeting review: Chris Findlay on recreating indigenous landscapes; March APS Vic COMM notes; Austrocallerya, an alternative Australian climber; Kurrajong Bag-moth caterpillars; Get to know your Committee: Gillian Anderson; Neutrog ordering procedure; Eremophila oppositifolia; the McKinnon garden at Eurobin|
|Mar 21||President’s Annual Report for 2019/2020; Report of FIRST meeting in 2021; 1st Mar Propagating day; Spyridium phlebophyllum Dusty Miller; Swainsona formosa Sturt’s Desert Pea; Get to know your Committee – Helen Wrigley|
|Apr-Jun 20||Allocasuarina verticillate – Drooping She-oak; Lemon scented gum Corymbia citriodoria; Visit to Jan Hall’s garden|
|Feb 20||Launch of Helen and Peter Curtis Collection – March into Sustainability; Gum trees with silver-grey foliage|
|Nov 19||Aug AGM; Miriam Ford’s talk on the Lamiaceae family; Aug outing to Mullinmar Billabong; Sep outing to Everton Natural Features Reserve; Bill Aitchison’s Oct talk on Acacias; Oct outing to Barbara Buchanan’s Benalla garden; Nov Nature Day at Apex Park; Chocolate Lilies|
|Aug 19||Jun meeting recap: Chris Tzaros on the Turquoise Parrot Project; Jun Euroa visit: Cathy Powers on moths & butterflies; Aug visit to Helen Wrigley’s garden; Flowers in the Winter Garden: Jan Hall; Banksia integrifolia Roller Coaster Banksia|
|May 19||Off Grid Living Festival stall 4th May; Kaluna and Little Kaluna Parks; The naming of Scaveola brookeana and the life of Sarah Brooks|
|Feb 19||Review of Christmas Gathering; Grevilleas with Neil Marriott; review of our presence in Nov at Wangaratta Urban Landcare Group Nature Day; review of Dec propagating day; Summer pruning – Helen Wrigley; the January Great Plant Out|
|Nov 18||review of Aug AGM; review of Aug outing to Chiltern National Park; review of Sep meeting, Jim Blackney on the Silver Banksia & spring specimen show; review of Sep outing to Anne Ford’s garden; review of Oct meeting with David & Barbara Pye on Melton Botanic Gardens; review of Oct outing to Mt. Buffalo; review of FJC Rogers Seminar|
|Aug 18||review of Jun Hakea night; review of Jul visit to Andrews’ property at Chesney Vale; President’s Annual Report|
|Jun 18||Preview Hakea Night Thursday 28th June; Preparing for the July 26th meeting: The Winter Collection Show & Tell; review of Apr meeting: Ted Brown on growing Dry area plants; review of Apr outing to Glenda & Bernie Datson’s garden at Baranduda; review of May meeting: Royce & Jeanne Raleigh on small flowering plants in their Wartook Garden in the Grampians; Waratahs at Eurobin – Malcolm and Mirella McKinnon|