Australian Plants Society (Victoria)

Promoting the Appreciation and Preservation of Australian Plants

Grow your own beautiful, drought-hardy, resilient Australian plants

Centred on the Cities of Monash and Boroondara, and surrounding areas in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, APS Waverley is a group of plant lovers dedicated to:

  • Growing and conserving Australian native plants
  • Promoting their use in gardens, public spaces and bushland

Phone Virginia Barnett (Group Secretary)
(03) 9803-4502


Third Thursday of each month (except January and December), starting at 8pm.
Ground floor, Wadham House, 52 Wadham Parade, MT WAVERLEY

Typical topics like: Information on plants suited to local gardens; Solutions to garden problems; Rare and interesting plants
Visits to members gardens, bushland and parks.
Social outings

FEBRUARY Thursday 156.30pm
Picnic and Walk
South Surrey Park
Entrance off Verdun St near Lille St, Surrey Hills
Bring a cold meal as there are no BBQs in the park.
Toilet available in Scout Hall off Riversdale Rd

MARCH Thursday 21
Lynsey Poore – Sri Lanka

APRIL Thursday 18
Bill Aitchison – Nature vs. Nurture

MAY Thursday 16
Chris Larkin – From Perth to Broome

JUNE Thursday 20
Arnott – Manager of Horticulture RBGC

JULY Thursday 18
“In The Wild”

AUGUST Thursday 15
Trevor Blake – Rudall River

SEPTEMBER Thursday 19
Grand Plant Table

OCTOBER Thursday 17
Gary Presland – Vanishing Wetlands of

NOVEMBER Thursday 21
Tony Robinson – Aust Birds interaction with Aust. Plants