APS Yarra Yarra

General meetings are held at 8pm on the first Thursday of each month except January.

Doors open at 7.30pm for plant sales. $2 entry for supper, speaker, ticket in door prize plants, and more.

Venue: Orana bldg, Araluen Centre, 226 Old Eltham Road, Lower Plenty, Vic. (Melway 21 B9)

Visitors welcome.

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Upcoming events for Yarra Yarra

Membership fees: Single and Family $12 + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.
Membership form in July newsletter

Leader: Miriam Ford 0409 600 644
Secretary: Sue Gwilym 0401 250 331

PO Box 298, Eltham Vic 3095

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web-site: https://apsyarrayarra.org.au/

Edition Contents
Jul 19 Flower table; membership form; committee nominations; new editor required
Jun 19 Preview of Jun meeting: Dr. Zac Walker: Australia’s alpine flora and a new era of alpine grazing; Meeting Report, May 2 – Lichens by Simone Louwhoff; Something Personal from Miriam – your departing Newsletter Editor; Apr Garden Visit to Rosanna Park; A request for Volunteers – FJC 2020; Maranoa Open Day – 26 May, 2019
May 19 Call for new newsletter editor; Vale Beth Robieson; Meeting Report, April 4 – The Woody Meadows Project by Dr Claire Farrell & Assoc Prof.John Raynor; My impressions of Our Autumn Plant Sale – Joanne Cairns; Garden Visit, April 14, Rosanna Park; APS YY Growers update on Autumn Sale and Plant Care
Apr 19 Rosanna Parklands; Meeting Report, March 7 – Mint Bushes and Allied Genera; LaTrobe Wildlife SanctuaryTwilight Tour, Feb 28; Report: APS Vic Committee of Management Meeting: Saturday March 2nd; Call for members to fill financial positions;
Mar 19 Meeting Report – Ron Litjens on Faunascaping; Garden Visit Feb 10 to Dawn and Dawson Miller; My 2019 MIFGS Garden – Urban Retreat by Ben Hutchinson; APS YY growers – propagation update
Feb 19 The Dawson’s 50 yr old native garden; Summer flowers in my garden – Miriam Ford; Australian Plants & Me : Bruce & Margaret Grose; APS YY growers – propagation update
Dec 18 Review of Garden Visits: Joe Wilson & the Johnsons; Call for committee office bearers; Propagation Update
Nov 18 The Melton Botanic Garden – David & Barbara Pye, Oct 4th; Garden Visit Merele Webb 29th Sep; FJC Rogers Seminar, Oct 20th & 21st
Oct 18 preview of Oct meeting: Barbara & David Pye on “The Melton Botanic Garden”; Sep Meeting Report: Katie Holmes -The Mallee; reports on Expo 2018
Sep 18 preview of Sep meeting: Katie Holmes on “The Mallee Landscapes”; Aug AGM summary; Aug meetmg report: Banksia menziesii by David Redfern; Aug excursion: the Kevin Hoffman Walk, Lara, and The Bells, Torquay; Kew Garden Club Talk: Australian Plants for Containers; the Foothills Quarterly Weekend in Aug; Vale: Memories of Betty Denton
Aug 18 preview of Aug AGM and David Redfern presentation; membership renewals overdue; Meeting Report July 5 Vertebrate Pollination; Garden Visit: Research; Propagation Update; Join the committee!
Jul 18 preview of July meeting: Ryan Phillips on Vertebrate pollination systems in the Australian flora; call for Membership Renewals; June 7 Meeting Report: Greg Moore on Urban Trees; Garden Visit: Karwarra Gardens June 10 – Peter Smith; APS Propagation Update: La Trobe Team; The (Jill’s)Shed: Thank -You! (from Jill & Joanne); August AGM voting
Jun 18 May 3 Meeting Report – Gardening in the Wimmera, Graham & Maree Goods; review of Autumn Plant Sale; review of Garden Visit, Bill & Sue’s – May 6; preview of Aug 12 Garden Visits to Geelong & Torquay; APS Propagation Update : La Trobe Team; Shed Update
May 18 Review of Anne Langmaid’s April talk on Eremophilas; review of April garden visit at Bev and John Hanson’s; preview of August garden visit at John and Barbara Bell’s; APS Propagation Update; Library Report; Cranbourne looking for volunteers; Grow Together: an MIFGS Garden by Ben Hutchinson
Apr 18 Review of Marc Freestone’s March talk on Victorian Rainforests; Report on APS Vic Committee of Management & MIFGS; review of March Monash Uni garden visit; The APS Propagation Team – March update; APS YY Members speak For & Against the Motion for a Name Change; A Selection of Hanging Baskets from MIFGS
Mar 18 Motion on Notice to name change of the YY Group; Feb Meeting Report: Banksias by Graeme Woods; Feb Box Hill Garden Visits; reports on ANPSA 2018 Conference – Hobart; APS YY Propagation Project; report on Feb Sustainable Living Festival; Rob Dunlop on Our APS YY Storage Shed